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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 95b
Non-institutionalized adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccinationa, 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   55.7 0.8 57.1 0.8 59.6 0.9 37.2 2.2 31.5 2.6
Gender Female 56.8 1.0 58.1 1.0 60.5 1.1 39.4 2.9 33.7 3.2
Male 54.3 1.2 55.9 1.3 58.5 1.4 34.1 3.8 28.3 3.9
Health insurance Medicare and private 60.0 0.9 60.3 0.9 61.4 1.0 42.6 3.6 48.1 5.0
Medicare and public 49.5 2.1 54.1 2.3 61.6 2.5 34.3 4.6 23.4 4.0
Medicare only 48.4 1.6 49.9 1.7 53.1 1.9 36.4 3.5 33.2 4.0
Family incomeb Negative or poor 45.5 2.6 49.8 2.9 56.5 3.4 35.9 4.9 21.9 4.8
Near poor/low 57.2 1.7 59.9 1.7 63.3 1.9 37.4 4.8 27.1 4.8
Middle 60.6 1.6 61.3 1.6 63.8 1.7 34.4 5.4 43.3 6.4
High 57.2 2.1 57.5 2.1 59.3 2.1 * * * *
Education Less than high school 47.8 1.5 50.4 1.6 55.1 1.9 32.8 3.0 30.8 3.2
High school graduate 57.9 1.3 58.9 1.3 60.3 1.4 37.8 4.9 30.3 5.5
At least some college 60.3 1.2 60.8 1.2 62.2 1.3 47.9 5.0 39.4 6.5
Residence location Urban 55.4 0.9 57.1 1.0 60.0 1.0 38.8 2.5 32.5 2.7
Rural 56.6 1.6 57.2 1.6 58.9 1.6 30.9 5.9 * *

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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