Percentage of Adults Aged 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 1628 39.2 0.8 37.5 40.8
GENDER
Male 602 39.5 1.4 36.8 42.2
Female 1026 38.9 1.1 36.8 40.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 29 36.7 7.0 23.0 50.4
Non-Hispanic 1589 39.2 0.9 37.5 40.9
RACE
White only 1481 38.0 0.9 36.3 39.7
Black or African American only 66 56.8 5.1 46.9 66.8
Other race only 32 57.0 7.7 42.0 72.1
More than one race 26 47.1 7.7 32.0 62.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 118 42.2 3.3 35.7 48.6
High school graduate or G.E.D 591 42.6 1.4 39.8 45.5
Some college 448 38.1 1.5 35.1 41.1
College graduate 471 34.2 1.4 31.4 36.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 45.6 3.4 38.9 52.3
$15,000 to $24,999 313 43.6 2.1 39.5 47.7
$25,000 to $34,999 226 42.8 2.4 38.1 47.5
$35,000 to $49,999 213 33.4 2.1 29.3 37.6
$50,000 or more 405 36.0 1.6 32.9 39.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 345 46.6 2.1 42.5 50.6
Out of work 19 49.2 8.7 32.1 66.3
Homemaker/Student 90 38.0 3.4 31.3 44.7
Retired 1100 37.2 1.0 35.2 39.1
Unable to work 68 40.2 4.5 31.3 49.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1041 37.3 1.0 35.3 39.3
1 to less than 20 hours 154 42.1 2.9 36.3 47.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 122 41.1 3.1 35.0 47.1
40 hours to less than 60 hours 179 46.9 2.9 41.3 52.5
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 808 38.0 1.2 35.7 40.2
Divorced/Seperated 255 47.9 2.4 43.1 52.7
Widowed 494 37.5 1.5 34.5 40.4
Never married 64 42.8 5.0 32.9 52.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 549 35.1 1.4 32.4 37.8
Living without a disability 1069 41.6 1.1 39.5 43.8
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 109 37.7 3.3 31.2 44.2
Rural 203 41.2 2.5 36.3 46.0
Densely-settled rural 267 41.0 2.2 36.8 45.2
Semi-Urban 260 40.5 2.2 36.2 44.8
Urban 789 37.9 1.2 35.5 40.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1593 38.8 0.9 37.1 40.5
Uninsured 30 55.0 7.1 41.1 68.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 295 35.8 1.9 32.1 39.5
No diabetes 1326 40.0 0.9 38.2 41.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 123 37.6 3.0 31.7 43.5
No current asthma 1494 39.4 0.9 37.6 41.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 797 35.9 1.2 33.6 38.2
No arthritis 826 43.0 1.3 40.6 45.5
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 88 42.7 3.9 35.0 50.5
<14 days mental health NOT good 1501 38.8 0.9 37.1 40.6
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 173 48.8 2.9 43.1 54.5
Non-smoker 1441 38.1 0.9 36.4 39.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 509 39.6 1.5 36.6 42.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 652 42.6 1.4 39.8 45.3
Obese, BMI>=30 405 34.1 1.6 31.0 37.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1105 38.4 1.0 36.4 40.4
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 522 40.7 1.5 37.7 43.8
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 372 39.3 1.7 35.9 42.7
Did not serve on active duty 1255 39.1 1.0 37.2 41.0

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