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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 239b
Disabled Medicare beneficiaries under age 65 who reported ever having a pneumonia vaccination, by ethnicity, 2002a
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic (all races)
All races White Black
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total Total 43.3 1.4 44.4 1.4 44.7 1.6 42.4 3.6 33.5 4.4
Gender Male 44.4 2.1 46.1 2.2 47.5 2.5 41.8 5.0 * *
Female 41.8 2.0 42.3 2.0 41.0 2.3 43.0 4.5 31.8 5.4
Incomeb Negative or poor 40.1 1.9 41.4 2.0 40.2 2.4 43.9 4.6 30.9 4.6
Near poor/low 45.7 2.4 46.7 2.6 48.5 3.4 39.1 5.5 35.1 8.7
Middle 46.4 3.2 47.7 3.4 48.9 3.7 41.0 11.0 * *
High 40.5 5.8 40.3 6.3 38.7 6.9 * * * *
Health insurance Medicare and private 42.7 1.9 43.4 2.0 42.5 2.4 44.5 4.0 36.7 5.4
Medicare and Medicaid 57.3 6.1 57.1 6.8 58.8 6.8 * * * *
Medicare HMO 44.1 3.1 46.2 3.2 46.9 3.7 37.3 9.4 * *
Medicare fee-for-service only 39.3 2.9 40.4 3.1 41.3 3.5 37.9 8.3 * *
Residence location MSA 43.1 1.7 44.7 1.8 44.7 2.1 44.5 4.3 33.4 4.6
Non-MSA 43.5 1.7 43.6 1.8 44.8 2.1 33.4 5.1 * *
Functional limitations No limitations 37.7 2.7 39.3 2.9 37.7 3.4 43.7 5.9 * *
At least 1 IADL/ADL 41.5 2.7 41.2 2.9 40.4 3.3 39.6 5.9 40.2 8.3
1-2 ADLs 49.2 2.5 50.7 2.7 52.8 3.1 41.6 6.6 37.4 7.0
3 or more ADLs 44.0 3.3 45.6 3.3 46.5 3.9 45.7 8.1 * *
At least 1 IADL/ADL 45.2 1.5 46.2 1.6 47.0 1.8 41.7 4.1 36.7 5.3

a Full year disabled community residents under age 65.

b 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: MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area; IADLs: Instrumental activities of daily living; ADLs: Activities of daily living; SE: Standard error.

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

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