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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 92b
Non-institutionalized adults age 65 and over who received influenza vaccine in the past yeara, by ethnicity, United States, 2003
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic (all races)
All races White Black
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   65.6 0.7 66.7 0.7 68.6 0.8 48.3 2.3 46.6 2.8
Gender Female 64.9 0.9 65.9 1.0 67.9 1.0 47.4 2.9 48.6 3.5
Male 66.5 1.1 68.0 1.1 69.6 1.2 50.0 3.9 43.3 4.3
Health insurance Medicare and private 69.7 0.8 70.0 0.9 70.8 0.9 51.1 3.8 57.3 5.2
Medicare and public 61.1 2.0 64.7 2.2 68.8 2.5 48.7 4.9 40.5 4.4
Medicare only 57.8 1.6 58.8 1.6 61.5 1.8 46.7 3.8 49.2 4.3
Family incomeb Negative or poor 53.9 2.6 56.8 2.9 59.0 3.4 50.0 5.2 38.7 5.2
Near poor/low 63.5 1.6 65.1 1.7 66.7 1.9 55.8 4.3 44.7 5.2
Middle 72.0 1.4 72.8 1.4 74.3 1.5 48.0 6.3 54.5 6.4
High 69.9 1.8 70.0 1.8 71.2 1.8 * * * *
Education Less than high school 57.4 1.4 59.3 1.5 62.3 1.8 47.4 3.0 45.8 3.3
High school graduate 68.2 1.3 69.2 1.3 70.4 1.3 41.4 4.7 41.0 6.3
At least some college 70.1 1.1 70.5 1.1 71.4 1.2 56.2 4.8 57.2 5.6
Residence location Urban 65.5 0.8 67.0 0.9 69.3 0.9 46.8 2.5 46.8 2.9
Rural 65.9 1.4 66.3 1.3 66.9 1.4 55.4 6.2 * *

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b Negative or poor refers to household 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: SE: Standard error.

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

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