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 3810 53.2 0.7 51.8 54.5
GENDER
Male 1686 56.0 1.0 53.9 58.0
Female 2124 50.8 0.9 49.0 52.5
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 86 57.9 4.9 48.2 67.6
Non-Hispanic 3706 53.0 0.7 51.6 54.3
RACE
White only 3468 52.1 0.7 50.7 53.5
Black or African American only 186 65.4 3.3 58.9 71.9
Other race only 73 63.7 5.3 53.4 74.0
More than one race 44 54.8 6.6 41.9 67.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 202 60.1 3.0 54.2 66.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 1165 56.0 1.2 53.6 58.4
Some college 1129 53.9 1.2 51.5 56.3
College graduate 1305 47.4 1.1 45.3 49.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 280 62.9 2.9 57.2 68.6
$15,000 to $24,999 515 56.1 1.9 52.3 59.9
$25,000 to $34,999 389 53.3 2.2 48.9 57.6
$35,000 to $49,999 550 56.0 1.8 52.5 59.5
$50,000 or more 1431 50.6 1.1 48.5 52.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1735 58.4 1.0 56.4 60.5
Out of work 121 66.8 3.9 59.2 74.5
Homemaker/Student 206 57.4 3.0 51.6 63.3
Retired 1427 45.0 1.0 43.0 47.0
Unable to work 293 53.1 2.6 48.0 58.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1410 47.0 1.1 44.9 49.1
1 to less than 20 hours 232 51.4 2.7 46.0 56.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 411 57.5 2.1 53.3 61.6
40 hours or more 1192 57.1 1.2 54.6 59.5
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 2244 51.9 0.9 50.2 53.6
Divorced/Seperated 652 59.9 1.7 56.5 63.3
Widowed 653 48.6 1.6 45.4 51.8
Never married 261 60.3 2.9 54.7 65.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1208 50.5 1.2 48.1 52.9
Living without a disability 2544 54.4 0.8 52.8 56.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 275 59.1 2.7 53.9 64.3
Rural 445 57.1 1.9 53.3 60.9
Densely-settled rural 661 56.0 1.7 52.8 59.3
Semi-Urban 621 54.9 1.7 51.7 58.2
Urban 1808 50.5 1.0 48.5 52.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 3532 51.4 0.7 50.1 52.8
Uninsured 260 77.8 2.6 72.6 82.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 568 45.5 1.7 42.3 48.7
No diabetes 3234 54.8 0.8 53.3 56.2
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 319 49.0 2.3 44.5 53.5
No current asthma 3463 53.6 0.7 52.2 55.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1550 47.8 1.0 45.8 49.8
No arthritis 2235 57.1 0.9 55.3 58.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 309 59.2 2.5 54.3 64.0
<14 days mental health NOT good 3419 52.5 0.7 51.1 53.9
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 586 63.5 1.9 59.8 67.1
Non-smoker 3196 51.3 0.7 49.9 52.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1081 53.4 1.3 50.9 55.9
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1358 53.5 1.2 51.2 55.7
Obese, BMI>=30 1099 51.9 1.3 49.4 54.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 2685 52.1 0.8 50.5 53.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1109 55.8 1.3 53.2 58.3
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 617 49.5 1.6 46.4 52.7
Did not serve on active duty 3193 54.0 0.8 52.5 55.5

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.