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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 250b
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had an influenza vaccination in the past year,a by ethnicity, 2002
        Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
    Total All races White Black
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 68.9 0.6 69.9 0.6 71.5 0.7 56.4 1.9 56.1 2.1
Age 65-74 63.8 0.9 64.5 0.9 65.9 1.0 54.0 3.0 56.4 3.3
75-84 74.7 0.8 76.1 0.8 77.8 0.8 58.8 3.1 54.8 3.1
85 and over 73.9 1.2 75.1 1.3 76.7 1.3 60.8 4.5 58.1 4.3
Gender Male 69.0 0.8 69.6 0.8 70.9 0.9 56.0 3.0 62.6 3.1
Female 68.8 0.8 70.2 0.8 72.0 0.8 56.7 2.4 51.0 2.7
Incomeb Negative/poor 58.9 1.4 61.2 1.6 63.5 1.9 54.7 3.3 49.0 3.9
Near poor/low 67.5 0.9 68.2 0.9 69.9 1.0 57.8 3.1 59.4 3.1
Middle 70.7 0.9 71.3 0.9 72.1 1.0 52.6 4.5 60.1 4.2
High 74.5 1.2 75.1 1.2 76.0 1.2 67.4 6.8 57.4 8.6
Health insurance Medicare and private 70.8 0.8 71.5 0.8 72.2 0.8 58.9 3.2 56.6 3.2
Medicare and Medicaid 59.8 1.5 61.8 1.7 66.8 2.1 53.0 3.5 53.5 3.4
Medicare HMO 74.1 1.3 75.1 1.3 76.8 1.4 63.5 5.3 66.0 4.8
Medicare fee-for-service only 55.2 2.1 56.5 2.3 57.7 2.5 51.3 5.1 42.7 6.4
Residence location MSA 68.6 0.7 69.9 0.7 71.7 0.8 55.6 2.0 55.6 2.3
Non-MSA 70.0 1.2 70.4 1.2 71.1 1.3 61.5 4.3 60.8 4.8
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 68.2 0.7 69.1 0.7 70.6 0.7 54.9 2.4 55.7 2.8
Fair/poor 71.3 1.2 73.0 1.2 75.4 1.3 59.6 3.3 56.9 2.9
Functional limitations No limitations 67.0 0.8 68.1 0.8 69.7 0.9 53.1 2.8 53.4 3.1
IADL only 72.3 1.2 73.2 1.3 74.2 1.4 60.8 4.5 61.6 5.2
At least 1 IADL and 1-2 ADLs 71.7 1.2 72.3 1.3 73.8 1.4 59.5 3.9 64.4 5.5
At least 1 IADL and 3-6 ADLs 69.7 1.7 72.0 1.7 74.8 1.9 59.7 5.0 50.7 5.0
At least 1 ADL/IADL 71.5 0.8 72.5 0.8 74.2 0.9 59.9 2.5 59.4 2.9

a Full-year community residents age 65 or older.

b Negative/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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