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Table 234c: Medicare beneficiaries 65 and older who reported every having pneumonia vaccination, by income, 2000a

  Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 66.3% 0.7% 56.1% 1.6% 64.7% 1.1% 69.6% 0.9% 71.1% 1.3%
                     
Age                    
    65 to 74 61.3% 0.9% 54.3% 2.3% 58.8% 1.7% 63.0% 1.2% 65.9% 1.8%
    75 to 84 71.1% 0.8% 58.3% 2.5% 68.2% 1.3% 76.6% 1.1% 76.6% 1.8%
    85 and older 69.6% 1.4% 55.9% 3.1% 69.9% 1.8% 74.1% 2.3% 81.1% 3.0%
                     
Gender                    
    Male 67.3% 0.9% 54.9% 2.7% 65.2% 1.9% 69.7% 1.2% 71.3% 1.7%
    Female 65.6% 0.8% 56.6% 2.0% 64.5% 1.2% 69.5% 1.2% 70.9% 1.8%
                     
Race                    
    White 68.6% 0.7% 59.7% 1.8% 67.4% 1.1% 71.0% 0.9% 71.3% 1.3%
    Black 50.2% 2.1% 49.7% 3.5% 47.8% 2.8% 50.0% 4.1% 69.1% 7.0%
    Asian or Pacific Islander 60.0% 4.7% 48.2% 8.1% 64.0% 5.8% 61.2% 8.5% * *
    AI/AN 46.3% 9.1% * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Non-hispanic White 69.2% 0.7% 62.8% 2.0% 67.6% 1.1% 71.0% 0.9% 71.6% 1.3%
    Non-hispanic Black 49.5% 2.1% 49.0% 3.7% 47.1% 2.8% 48.8% 4.2% 69.8% 7.1%
    Hispanic 56.2% 2.7% 47.5% 3.7% 60.7% 4.6% 66.1% 5.2% 55.1% 9.3%
                     
Insurance coverage                    
    Medicare and private 68.4% 0.7% 65.7% 2.6% 66.3% 1.4% 69.3% 1.0% 70.2% 1.4%
    Medicare and Medicaid 57.8% 1.8% 54.8% 2.2% 62.0% 2.8% 66.7% 8.8% * *
    Medicare HMO 71.2% 1.3% 58.3% 4.5% 68.0% 1.9% 74.3% 1.8% 78.1% 3.2%
    Medicare fee-for-service only 51.2% 2.0% 42.2% 3.9% 53.5% 3.1% 54.4% 4.5% 57.9% 6.8%
                     
Residence location                    
    MSA 66.3% 0.7% 55.8% 1.8% 63.7% 1.2% 70.1% 1.0% 70.7% 1.5%
    Non-MSA 66.4% 1.4% 56.8% 3.2% 67.0% 2.1% 68.2% 1.8% 72.6% 2.5%
                     
Functional limitations                    
    No limitations 63.4% 0.8% 52.3% 2.3% 60.4% 1.4% 66.5% 1.1% 67.5% 1.6%
    At least 1 IADL/ADL 70.1% 1.0% 58.8% 2.2% 69.1% 1.4% 74.6% 1.4% 78.9% 1.9%
                     

aFull year community residents (age 65 or older). Negative or poor refers to incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area; IADL: Instrumental activities of daily living; ADL: Activities of daily living

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey.

 

 

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