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Table 3 Characteristics of people with the two most common reasons for not having influenza vaccine

From: Cross-sectional survey of older peoples' views related to influenza vaccine uptake

Characteristic Stated did not get ill vs rest
(n = 50/107)
Stated might make them ill vs rest
(n = 28/107)
Married 52 vs 33% p = 0.15 25 vs 48% p = 0.032
Urban residence 10 vs 25% p = 0.007 14 vs 19% p = 0.66
Never smoked 48 vs 35% p = 0.2 39 vs 42% p = 0.86
Least deprived neighbourhood 22 vs 30% p = 0.29 11 vs 32% p = 0.049
Owner occupied with central heating 81 vs 63% p = 0.037 71 vs 74% p = 0.65
Had experience of flu 38 vs 75% p = 0.0004 71 vs 53% p = 0.12
Respiratory illness 58 vs 46% p = 0.33 36 vs 57% p = 0.18
Cardiovascular illness 88 vs 81% p = 0.18 11 vs 18% p = 0.31