Percentage of Adults Aged 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 3903 49.6 0.6 48.4 50.8
GENDER
Male 1654 52.2 1.0 50.3 54.1
Female 2249 47.3 0.8 45.7 48.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 98 47.5 4.1 39.4 55.5
Non-Hispanic 3779 49.6 0.6 48.4 50.9
RACE
White only 3507 48.7 0.7 47.4 50.0
Black or African American only 173 61.4 3.3 55.1 67.8
Other race only 83 52.4 4.7 43.1 61.6
More than one race 78 62.6 4.7 53.4 71.7
EDUCATION
Less than high school 230 52.8 2.6 47.6 57.9
High school graduate or G.E.D 1267 52.5 1.1 50.3 54.7
Some college 1155 50.2 1.1 48.0 52.5
College graduate 1251 44.4 1.0 42.4 46.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 336 57.5 2.4 52.8 62.1
$15,000 to $24,999 569 51.1 1.7 47.8 54.5
$25,000 to $34,999 425 51.3 1.9 47.5 55.1
$35,000 to $49,999 520 47.7 1.7 44.4 51.0
$50,000 or more 1440 48.7 1.0 46.8 50.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1843 56.0 1.0 54.1 57.8
Out of work 141 67.0 3.4 60.3 73.7
Homemaker/Student 212 51.0 2.7 45.7 56.3
Retired 1381 40.1 0.9 38.3 41.9
Unable to work 318 49.8 2.3 45.3 54.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1355 41.1 1.0 39.2 43.0
1 to less than 20 hours 274 49.6 2.4 44.8 54.3
20 hours to less than 40 hours 385 51.4 2.0 47.5 55.3
40 hours to less than 60 hours 1323 56.4 1.1 54.2 58.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 2309 48.8 0.8 47.2 50.4
Divorced/Seperated 691 57.8 1.6 54.6 61.0
Widowed 625 41.3 1.5 38.5 44.2
Never married 261 58.3 2.7 53.1 63.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1179 45.3 1.1 43.1 47.5
Living without a disability 2697 51.7 0.8 50.2 53.2
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 223 48.7 2.7 43.4 53.9
Rural 500 54.8 1.8 51.3 58.3
Densely-settled rural 690 51.9 1.5 49.0 54.9
Semi-Urban 586 48.5 1.6 45.4 51.6
Urban 1904 48.1 0.9 46.4 49.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 3580 47.6 0.6 46.4 48.9
Uninsured 310 75.0 2.3 70.5 79.5
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 591 41.7 1.5 38.8 44.7
No diabetes 3300 51.3 0.7 49.9 52.6
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 281 41.5 2.2 37.3 45.8
No current asthma 3595 50.4 0.7 49.1 51.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1577 43.9 0.9 42.1 45.8
No arthritis 2309 54.0 0.8 52.3 55.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 347 58.6 2.3 54.1 63.0
<14 days mental health NOT good 3473 48.6 0.7 47.3 49.9
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 640 62.1 1.7 58.8 65.3
Non-smoker 3230 47.3 0.7 46.0 48.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1107 49.8 1.2 47.5 52.1
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1438 51.2 1.1 49.1 53.3
Obese, BMI>=30 1176 47.3 1.1 45.1 49.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 2711 48.5 0.7 47.1 50.0
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1185 51.9 1.2 49.7 54.2
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 606 44.8 1.5 41.8 47.8
Did not serve on active duty 3295 50.6 0.7 49.3 52.0

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