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 6032 48.2 0.5 47.2 49.2
GENDER
Male 2691 51.1 0.8 49.5 52.6
Female 3341 45.6 0.7 44.3 46.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 189 56.0 3.0 50.0 61.9
Non-hispanic 5799 47.8 0.5 46.7 48.8
RACE
White only 5469 47.5 0.5 46.5 48.5
Black or African American only 263 54.5 2.9 48.7 60.2
Other race only 98 53.4 4.4 44.9 62.0
More than one race 91 48.6 4.3 40.2 57.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 373 55.1 2.1 51.0 59.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 1925 52.3 0.9 50.5 54.1
Some college 1698 47.8 0.9 46.0 49.6
College graduate 2022 41.8 0.8 40.2 43.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 426 53.4 2.1 49.2 57.5
$15,000 to $24,999 815 51.5 1.5 48.6 54.4
$25,000 to $34,999 617 50.8 1.7 47.5 54.0
$35,000 to $49,999 852 47.6 1.4 45.0 50.3
$50,000 or more 2322 45.9 0.8 44.4 47.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 2791 53.9 0.8 52.4 55.5
Out of work 202 64.5 3.0 58.6 70.4
Homemaker/Student 354 53.0 2.2 48.8 57.3
Retired 2228 39.1 0.7 37.7 40.6
Unable to work 428 49.6 2.0 45.7 53.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 2191 40.2 0.8 38.7 41.7
1 to less than 20 hours 356 46.6 2.1 42.5 50.6
20 hours to less than 40 hours 641 52.7 1.6 49.5 55.8
40 plus hours 2010 53.4 0.9 51.6 55.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 3643 47.0 0.6 45.8 48.3
Divorced/Seperated 1094 57.7 1.3 55.2 60.3
Widowed 917 41.2 1.2 38.8 43.6
Never married 378 53.8 2.2 49.4 58.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1864 45.9 0.9 44.2 47.7
Not living with a disability 4126 49.2 0.6 48.0 50.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 434 55.1 2.0 51.1 59.0
Rural 725 52.4 1.5 49.5 55.3
Densely-settled rural 1090 50.8 1.2 48.4 53.2
Semi-Urban 921 48.7 1.3 46.1 51.2
Urban 2862 45.6 0.7 44.2 47.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 5533 46.0 0.5 45.0 47.0
Uninsured 481 80.0 1.8 76.5 83.6
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 884 40.5 1.2 38.1 42.9
No diabetes 5139 49.8 0.6 48.7 50.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 430 41.2 1.8 37.7 44.6
No current asthma 5559 48.9 0.5 47.8 49.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 2332 43.8 0.8 42.3 45.4
No 3658 51.3 0.7 49.9 52.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 484 52.7 1.9 49.0 56.3
<14 days mental health NOT good 5442 47.7 0.5 46.6 48.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 1016 62.9 1.4 60.2 65.6
Non-smoker 4984 45.7 0.5 44.6 46.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1671 47.9 1.0 46.0 49.8
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 2078 48.5 0.9 46.8 50.2
Obese, BMI>=30 1902 47.6 0.9 45.9 49.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 4014 45.8 0.6 44.6 47.0
No 2005 53.6 0.9 51.8 55.4
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 913 41.6 1.2 39.2 43.9
Did not serve on active duty 5112 49.5 0.6 48.4 50.6

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.