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 6193 46.0 0.5 45.1 47.0
GENDER
Female 3611 43.6 0.6 42.4 44.9
Male 2582 48.8 0.8 47.3 50.3
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 6028 45.8 0.5 44.9 46.8
Hispanic 146 51.5 3.4 44.8 58.2
RACE
White only 5606 45.4 0.5 44.4 46.4
Black or African American only 295 55.4 2.8 50.0 60.9
Other race only 169 47.6 3.2 41.3 53.9
More than one race 76 46.3 4.7 37.1 55.4
EDUCATION
Less than high school 421 52.9 2.0 49.0 56.8
High school graduate or G.E.D 2011 49.8 0.9 48.1 51.5
Some college 1905 46.2 0.9 44.5 48.0
College graduate 1856 39.1 0.8 37.5 40.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 592 59.3 1.9 55.7 63.0
$15,000 to $24,999 1043 48.6 1.3 46.1 51.1
$25,000 to $34,999 695 45.0 1.5 42.2 47.9
$35,000 to $49,999 866 45.9 1.3 43.3 48.4
$50,000 or more 2153 43.5 0.8 42.0 45.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 2945 51.4 0.8 49.9 52.9
Out of work 290 68.9 2.5 64.0 73.7
Homemaker/Student 305 50.0 2.3 45.6 54.5
Retired 2155 35.4 0.7 34.0 36.8
Unable to work 471 49.4 2.0 45.5 53.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 2122 37.0 0.7 35.6 38.5
1 to less than 20 hours 381 43.3 1.9 39.5 47.0
20 hours to less than 40 hours 685 50.8 1.6 47.7 53.8
40 plus hours 2093 50.9 0.9 49.2 52.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 3547 45.1 0.6 43.9 46.3
Divorced/Separated 1209 55.4 1.3 52.9 57.9
Widowed 1000 37.4 1.1 35.2 39.5
Never married 415 53.6 2.3 49.2 58.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 4295 47.6 0.6 46.4 48.8
Living with a disability 1858 42.3 0.9 40.6 44.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 436 51.3 2.0 47.4 55.1
Rural 729 51.2 1.4 48.3 54.0
Densely-settled rural 1087 48.0 1.2 45.6 50.3
Semi-Urban 941 45.0 1.2 42.6 47.4
Urban 3000 44.1 0.7 42.7 45.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 640 75.5 1.7 72.2 78.9
Insured 5545 43.4 0.5 42.4 44.4
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 5332 47.8 0.5 46.7 48.9
Have diabetes 855 37.2 1.2 34.8 39.5
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 5702 46.6 0.5 45.6 47.6
Current asthma 461 40.4 1.7 37.0 43.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 3753 48.9 0.7 47.7 50.2
Yes 2399 41.8 0.8 40.3 43.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 5570 45.6 0.5 44.6 46.7
14+ days mental health NOT good 529 49.8 1.8 46.2 53.3
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 5052 43.5 0.5 42.5 44.6
Current smoker 1107 59.4 1.3 56.8 62.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1886 46.5 0.9 44.7 48.2
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 2213 46.3 0.8 44.6 47.9
Obese, BMI>=30 1794 44.8 0.9 43.0 46.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 1961 49.4 0.9 47.6 51.2
Yes 4215 44.6 0.6 43.4 45.7
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 5277 47.1 0.5 46.1 48.2
Served on active duty 913 40.9 1.2 38.6 43.2

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.