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 1775 45.2 0.9 43.4 47.0
GENDER
Male 761 47.5 1.4 44.7 50.3
Female 1014 43.4 1.2 41.0 45.7
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 24 52.2 8.2 36.1 68.4
Non-Hispanic 1746 45.1 0.9 43.3 46.9
RACE
White only 1643 44.5 0.9 42.7 46.4
Black or African American only 75 50.6 5.2 40.4 60.8
Other race only 32 62.9 7.1 49.1 76.8
More than one race 17 51.6 9.7 32.6 70.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 106 53.8 4.0 45.9 61.7
High school graduate or G.E.D 583 47.8 1.6 44.6 50.9
Some college 512 44.4 1.7 41.1 47.6
College graduate 571 40.2 1.5 37.4 43.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 57.1 4.0 49.3 64.8
$15,000 to $24,999 295 48.2 2.4 43.5 53.0
$25,000 to $34,999 231 45.3 2.6 40.1 50.4
$35,000 to $49,999 282 46.2 2.3 41.6 50.7
$50,000 or more 447 40.0 1.6 36.8 43.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 361 48.1 2.1 44.0 52.3
Out of work 18 47.1 9.7 28.2 66.1
Homemaker/Student 105 47.9 3.8 40.4 55.3
Retired 1207 44.2 1.1 42.1 46.4
Unable to work 65 41.8 5.0 32.0 51.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1143 44.7 1.1 42.5 46.9
1 to less than 20 hours 138 41.1 3.1 35.0 47.1
20 hours to less than 40 hours 155 49.3 3.3 43.0 55.7
40 hours or more 177 46.3 3.0 40.4 52.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 926 44.9 1.2 42.5 47.3
Divorced/Seperated 244 44.2 2.6 39.2 49.2
Widowed 533 46.0 1.7 42.7 49.4
Never married 72 49.6 5.1 39.6 59.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 677 43.8 1.5 41.0 46.7
Living without a disability 1061 45.8 1.2 43.5 48.2
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 134 51.3 3.5 44.3 58.2
Rural 216 52.6 2.8 47.2 58.0
Densely-settled rural 328 50.5 2.2 46.1 54.9
Semi-Urban 262 43.7 2.3 39.2 48.2
Urban 835 41.6 1.3 39.0 44.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1732 44.7 0.9 42.9 46.6
Uninsured 35 65.3 7.6 50.4 80.3
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 326 41.7 2.0 37.7 45.6
No diabetes 1445 46.2 1.0 44.2 48.2
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 138 38.7 3.0 32.9 44.6
No current asthma 1621 45.7 1.0 43.8 47.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 872 42.3 1.3 39.9 44.8
No arthritis 891 48.2 1.4 45.5 50.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 105 47.3 3.9 39.7 54.9
<14 days mental health NOT good 1626 44.9 1.0 43.0 46.8
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 200 54.2 3.0 48.3 60.1
Non-smoker 1562 44.2 1.0 42.3 46.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 540 45.2 1.7 41.9 48.5
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 686 45.8 1.5 42.9 48.8
Obese, BMI>=30 435 43.2 1.8 39.7 46.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1193 43.6 1.1 41.4 45.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 569 48.3 1.7 45.0 51.6
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 417 46.4 1.9 42.6 50.2
Did not serve on active duty 1358 44.8 1.0 42.7 46.8

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.