Percentage of Adults Ages 65 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 1284 33.3 0.9 31.5 35.0
GENDER
Female 817 31.6 1.1 29.6 33.7
Male 467 35.4 1.5 32.4 38.3
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 1258 33.1 0.9 31.3 34.8
Hispanic 23 38.4 7.2 24.2 52.5
RACE
White only 1162 32.5 0.9 30.7 34.3
Black or African American only 76 43.5 5.1 33.4 53.5
Other race only 24 38.7 7.1 24.7 52.7
More than one race 17 48.5 10.2 28.5 68.5
EDUCATION
Less than high school 104 33.8 3.2 27.5 40.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 450 33.5 1.5 30.6 36.4
Some college 386 34.9 1.6 31.7 38.1
College graduate 344 30.1 1.5 27.1 33.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 40.6 3.4 34.1 47.2
$15,000 to $24,999 285 35.7 2.1 31.7 39.8
$25,000 to $34,999 167 31.0 2.3 26.5 35.5
$35,000 to $49,999 202 33.0 2.2 28.7 37.3
$50,000 or more 286 32.8 1.8 29.3 36.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 262 44.1 2.4 39.4 48.7
Out of work 16 36.0 9.2 18.0 54.1
Homemaker/Student 52 32.3 4.1 24.3 40.2
Retired 914 31.1 1.0 29.1 33.0
Unable to work 37 30.5 5.3 20.0 40.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 859 31.0 1.0 29.0 33.0
1 to less than 20 hours 91 30.4 3.0 24.4 36.4
20 hours to less than 40 hours 109 41.1 3.4 34.5 47.7
40 plus hours 142 47.5 3.4 40.7 54.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 627 32.3 1.2 30.0 34.7
Divorced/Separated 229 46.1 2.9 40.4 51.8
Widowed 378 28.7 1.5 25.8 31.5
Never married 49 46.6 5.5 35.9 57.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 864 36.5 1.1 34.2 38.7
Have a disability 417 27.8 1.4 25.1 30.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 93 34.4 3.3 28.0 40.8
Rural 171 37.2 2.6 32.1 42.2
Densely-settled rural 223 35.9 2.2 31.6 40.2
Semi-Urban 176 31.0 2.2 26.7 35.2
Urban 621 31.9 1.3 29.4 34.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 22 34.9 8.0 19.1 50.7
Insured 1259 33.2 0.9 31.5 35.0
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 1064 34.5 1.0 32.6 36.4
Have diabetes 220 28.5 2.0 24.6 32.3
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 1215 34.3 0.9 32.5 36.1
Current asthma 61 20.6 2.8 15.2 26.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 710 38.1 1.3 35.6 40.6
Have arthritis 565 28.3 1.2 25.9 30.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 1212 33.6 0.9 31.8 35.4
14+ days mental health NOT good 56 29.6 4.2 21.4 37.7
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 1146 32.3 0.9 30.5 34.1
Current smoker 129 42.2 3.3 35.7 48.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 466 33.2 1.5 30.4 36.1
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 458 33.0 1.5 30.1 35.9
Obese, BMI>=30 319 33.3 1.8 29.8 36.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 402 34.5 1.6 31.2 37.7
Participates in leisure time physical activity 881 32.7 1.1 30.7 34.8
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 1029 33.7 1.0 31.8 35.7
Served on active duty 255 31.8 1.9 28.0 35.6

Numerator: Respondents ages 65 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 65 years and older, excluding unknowns and refusals.