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Table 68b: Non-institutionalized adults age 65 and over who received influenza vaccine in the past yeara, by ethnicity, United States, 2001

          Non-Hispanic
  Total Hispanic* Total** Black or African American White
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 63.1 0.7 52.2 2.7 63.8 0.7 47.6 2.4 65.5 0.8
                     
Gender                    
    Female 61.6 0.9 50.2 3.7 62.4 0.9 47.7 2.7 63.7 1.0
    Male 65.0 1.2 55.0 4.1 65.6 1.2 47.5 4.2 67.8 1.2
                     
Health insurance                    
    Persons age 65 and over 63.1 0.7 52.2 2.7 63.8 0.7 47.6 2.4 65.5 0.8
      Medicare and any private 66.6 0.9 61.6 5.9 66.7 0.9 47.9 3.6 67.6 0.9
      Medicare and any public 55.6 2.1 45.3 4.9 57.8 2.4 46.3 4.1 61.9 3.0
      Medicare only 57.8 1.5 50.4 4.1 58.7 1.6 49.9 3.8 60.4 1.8
                     
Family income                    
    < 100% of poverty level 51.4 2.4 45.0 4.7 52.8 2.7 50.9 4.6 53.3 3.4
    100-199% of poverty level 58.0 1.6 49.3 5.1 58.9 1.7 43.3 4.2 61.5 1.8
    200-399% of poverty level 67.3 1.5 64.8 6.1 67.5 1.5 50.6 7.2 69.0 1.5
    ≥ 400% of poverty level 68.9 1.8 *** *** 69.2 1.8 *** *** 69.6 1.8
                     
Education (age 25 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 57.8 1.2 50.7 3.3 58.8 1.3 43.2 3.5 62.4 1.4
    High school graduate 63.0 1.3 51.5 6.2 63.4 1.3 50.8 4.5 64.0 1.4
    At least some college 67.9 1.1 56.6 7.9 68.2 1.2 49.1 6.0 69.3 1.2
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 63.1 0.8 52.9 2.9 64.0 0.8 47.8 2.5 65.9 0.9
    Rural (Non-MSA) 63.0 1.4 45.2 7.7 63.3 1.4 47.2 6.3 64.7 1.5
                     

aPercents are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

*Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

**Includes persons of other races not shown.

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

Key: SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

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

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

 

 

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