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 2557 38.3 0.7 36.9 39.6
GENDER
Male 1044 39.0 1.1 36.9 41.2
Female 1513 37.7 0.9 35.9 39.4
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 42 37.8 5.4 27.2 48.5
Non-hispanic 2501 38.3 0.7 36.9 39.6
RACE
White only 2360 37.9 0.7 36.5 39.3
Black or African American only 114 48.4 4.4 39.8 56.9
Other race only 26 39.7 7.2 25.5 53.8
More than one race 26 29.8 5.7 18.7 41.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 166 41.5 2.8 36.0 47.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 895 42.2 1.2 39.8 44.5
Some college 692 37.7 1.3 35.3 40.2
College graduate 797 32.5 1.0 30.5 34.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 174 39.9 2.8 34.4 45.5
$15,000 to $24,999 430 41.3 1.8 37.7 44.8
$25,000 to $34,999 326 42.0 2.1 37.9 46.1
$35,000 to $49,999 389 35.4 1.7 32.1 38.6
$50,000 or more 704 35.1 1.2 32.8 37.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 485 42.3 1.7 39.0 45.6
Out of work 25 42.6 7.3 28.3 56.9
Homemaker/Student 153 41.4 2.9 35.8 47.1
Retired 1813 37.1 0.8 35.6 38.7
Unable to work 73 35.6 3.9 28.1 43.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1692 37.3 0.8 35.6 38.9
1 to less than 20 hours 192 37.0 2.5 32.1 41.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 225 41.6 2.4 37.0 46.3
40 plus hours 263 39.7 2.2 35.3 44.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1345 37.2 0.9 35.5 39.0
Divorced/Seperated 400 45.6 2.0 41.6 49.6
Widowed 722 37.3 1.3 34.8 39.9
Never married 90 36.2 3.7 29.0 43.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 916 37.4 1.1 35.1 39.6
Not living with a disability 1621 38.7 0.9 37.0 40.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 199 47.1 2.8 41.6 52.6
Rural 311 41.5 2.0 37.6 45.4
Densely-settled rural 468 40.9 1.7 37.6 44.3
Semi-Urban 372 37.0 1.7 33.6 40.4
Urban 1207 35.9 1.0 34.0 37.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2500 37.9 0.7 36.5 39.2
Uninsured 50 68.1 6.2 56.0 80.1
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 481 35.1 1.5 32.1 38.0
No diabetes 2072 39.2 0.8 37.7 40.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 175 32.8 2.4 28.0 37.6
No current asthma 2362 38.8 0.7 37.4 40.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 1189 35.5 1.0 33.6 37.3
No 1346 41.0 1.0 39.0 42.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 140 42.2 3.1 36.0 48.3
<14 days mental health NOT good 2367 37.9 0.7 36.6 39.3
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 256 47.0 2.5 42.0 52.0
Non-smoker 2282 37.4 0.7 36.0 38.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 806 39.0 1.2 36.6 41.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 923 38.6 1.2 36.4 40.9
Obese, BMI>=30 684 36.3 1.3 33.9 38.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 1653 36.1 0.8 34.4 37.7
No 900 43.0 1.3 40.6 45.5
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 568 35.6 1.4 32.9 38.3
Did not serve on active duty 1988 39.2 0.8 37.7 40.8

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.