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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Racial and ethnic differences

Table 2.8b. Socioeconomic Differences in Effectiveness of Care: Respiratory Diseases

Measure Income Differencei Educational Differenceii Insurance Differenceiii
<100% 100-199% 200-399% <HS HS Grad Uninsured
Influenza Immunizationiv
High risk persons 18-64 who received influenza vaccination in the past year
People 65 and over who received influenza vaccination in the past year =  
Pneumococcal Immunizationiv
High risk persons 18-64 who ever received pneumococcal vaccination = = = =
People 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination =  

iCompared with persons with family incomes 400% of Federal poverty thresholds or above.
iiCompared with persons with any college education.
iiiCompared with persons under 65 with any private health insurance.
ivSource: National Health Interview Survey, 2001.

Key: NHOPI=Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; AI/AN=American Indian or Alaska Native; HS=high school

Key to Symbols Used in Quality of Health Care Tables:
=: Group and comparison group receive about same quality of health care or have similar outcomes.
↑Group receives better quality of health care than the comparison group or has better outcomes.
↓Group receives poorer quality of health care than the comparison group or has worse outcomes.
Blank cell: Reliable estimate for group could not be made.

 

 

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