Percentage of Adults Ages 50 Years and Older Who Did Not Get Immunized
Against Influenza During the Past 12 Months

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 5488 45.7 0.5 44.7 46.7
GENDER
Male 2243 50.2 0.8 48.6 51.8
Female 3245 41.7 0.6 40.4 42.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 147 55.4 3.3 49.0 61.8
Non-Hispanic 5333 45.2 0.5 44.2 46.2
RACE
White Only 4956 44.3 0.5 43.3 45.4
Black or AA only 252 56.7 3.1 50.7 62.8
Other Race Only 173 59.8 3.1 53.6 65.9
More than one race 89 46.7 4.3 38.3 55.1
EDUCATION
Less than high school 370 52.6 2.1 48.5 56.7
High school graduate or G.E.D. 1789 47.7 0.9 45.9 49.5
Some college 1683 46.5 0.9 44.6 48.3
College graduate 1641 39.8 0.9 38.1 41.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 497 51.1 2.0 47.2 54.9
$15,000 - $24,999 932 48.3 1.3 45.7 50.9
$25,000 - $34,999 657 43.1 1.4 40.2 45.9
$35,000 - $49,999 819 46.6 1.4 43.9 49.3
$50,000+ 1813 45.0 0.9 43.3 46.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 2624 53.3 0.8 51.8 54.9
Out of work 301 67.8 2.5 62.8 72.7
Homemaker or Student 265 45.9 2.3 41.3 50.5
Retired 1909 33.8 0.7 32.4 35.3
Unable to work 382 45.3 2.1 41.3 49.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1893 34.5 0.7 33.1 36.0
1-19 hours 324 47.5 2.1 43.4 51.7
20-39 hours 592 48.8 1.6 45.6 51.9
40+ hours 1904 53.8 0.9 52.0 55.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 3115 45.1 0.7 43.8 46.4
Divorced or seperated 1068 55.5 1.3 52.9 58.1
Widowed 938 34.2 1.1 32.1 36.4
Never married 352 56.9 2.3 52.5 61.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1743 39.4 0.9 37.7 41.1
Living without a disability 3732 49.1 0.7 47.8 50.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 390 50.7 2.1 46.5 54.8
Rural 715 49.3 1.4 46.4 52.1
Densely-settled Rural 993 46.1 1.2 43.6 48.5
Semi-urban 808 45.4 1.3 42.9 48.0
Urban 2582 44.2 0.8 42.7 45.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 4896 43.1 0.5 42.1 44.1
Uninsured 583 75.1 1.7 71.7 78.6
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 728 36.0 1.3 33.5 38.5
No diabetes 4753 47.7 0.6 46.6 48.8
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 361 37.6 1.8 34.1 41.2
No current asthma 5106 46.4 0.5 45.3 47.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1983 39.1 0.8 37.5 40.6
No arthritis 3470 50.2 0.7 48.8 51.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 1027 40.8 1.2 38.5 43.1
Excellent, very good or good health 4445 47.0 0.6 45.9 48.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 505 49.6 1.8 46.1 53.1
<14 days mental health not good 4912 45.3 0.5 44.2 46.4
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 1070 62.7 1.3 60.1 65.3
Non-smoker 4397 42.3 0.6 41.2 43.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 1663 44.6 0.9 42.8 46.5
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 1958 46.0 0.9 44.3 47.7
Obese (BMI>=30) 1614 45.9 1.0 44.0 47.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 3651 44.3 0.6 43.0 45.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1828 48.7 0.9 46.8 50.5
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 665 41.4 1.4 38.7 44.1
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 1728 44.3 0.9 42.5 46.0
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 272 39.9 2.3 35.5 44.3
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 2648 48.6 0.8 47.1 50.2
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 665 41.4 1.4 38.7 44.1
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 4648 46.4 0.6 45.2 47.5
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 796 40.7 1.3 38.2 43.2
Not served on active duty 4689 46.8 0.6 45.6 47.9

Numerator: Respondents ages 50 years and older who reported they did not
receive a flu shot or vaccine sprayed in the nose during the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents ages 50 years and older, excluding unknowns and refusals.