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 3287 45.9 0.7 44.5 47.4
GENDER
Female 1944 42.4 0.9 40.7 44.1
Male 1343 49.9 1.2 47.7 52.2
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 3211 45.3 0.7 44.0 46.7
Hispanic 73 57.4 5.1 47.3 67.4
RACE
White only 2980 45.0 0.7 43.6 46.4
Black or African American only 166 53.3 4.1 45.3 61.3
Other race only 90 54.8 5.2 44.6 65.0
More than one race 39 62.0 6.9 48.5 75.4
EDUCATION
Less than high school 200 52.7 3.3 46.2 59.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 1014 46.9 1.2 44.4 49.3
Some college 984 46.5 1.2 44.0 48.9
College graduate 1089 41.9 1.1 39.7 44.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 277 49.9 2.9 44.2 55.7
$15,000 to $24,999 525 47.4 2.0 43.4 51.3
$25,000 to $34,999 364 44.9 2.0 40.9 48.9
$35,000 to $49,999 507 46.8 1.8 43.2 50.4
$50,000 or more 1216 46.2 1.1 44.0 48.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1627 53.6 1.1 51.5 55.8
Out of work 132 60.6 4.2 52.4 68.8
Homemaker/Student 163 52.4 3.2 46.1 58.7
Retired 1146 34.4 1.0 32.5 36.3
Unable to work 212 45.6 3.3 39.2 51.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1131 35.3 1.0 33.4 37.3
1 to less than 20 hours 187 41.2 2.7 35.9 46.5
20 hours to less than 40 hours 396 50.1 2.2 45.9 54.4
40 plus hours 1153 54.9 1.3 52.4 57.5
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1946 45.8 0.9 44.0 47.5
Divorced/Separated 623 53.1 1.9 49.3 56.9
Widowed 489 34.3 1.5 31.3 37.3
Never married 219 57.9 3.1 51.8 64.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 2343 49.1 0.9 47.4 50.8
Have a disability 935 38.9 1.3 36.4 41.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 224 48.9 2.7 43.6 54.2
Rural 416 49.5 2.0 45.7 53.4
Densely-settled rural 577 51.0 1.8 47.5 54.5
Semi-Urban 457 46.1 1.9 42.4 49.7
Urban 1613 43.0 1.0 41.0 45.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 312 69.5 3.1 63.4 75.5
Insured 2968 43.8 0.7 42.4 45.2
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 2865 48.3 0.8 46.8 49.9
Have diabetes 422 33.6 1.7 30.3 36.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 3077 46.8 0.7 45.3 48.2
Current asthma 195 36.5 2.5 31.5 41.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 2054 51.0 0.9 49.1 52.8
Have arthritis 1219 38.7 1.1 36.6 40.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 2994 45.9 0.7 44.5 47.4
14+ days mental health NOT good 246 46.5 2.8 41.1 52.0
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 2735 43.7 0.8 42.2 45.2
Current smoker 531 58.6 1.9 54.9 62.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1059 46.3 1.2 43.9 48.7
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1138 45.7 1.2 43.3 48.2
Obese, BMI>=30 949 45.9 1.3 43.3 48.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 893 47.0 1.4 44.2 49.8
Participates in leisure time physical activity 2392 45.6 0.8 43.9 47.2
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 2841 47.3 0.8 45.8 48.9
Served on active duty 446 39.5 1.7 36.2 42.9

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.