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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 79b
Adolescents age 13-15 who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine, by ethnicity, United States, 2003
        Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
    Total All races White Black
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 76.9 2.5 77.2 2.9 79.1 3.3 70.5 7.3 75.7 4.8
Gender Female 77.3 3.5 79.1 4.1 82.7 4.3 * * 70.4 6.5
Male 76.6 3.6 75.6 4.0 76.5 4.6 * * 80.5 6.5
Health insurancea Private 80.4 3.0 79.0 3.3 80.4 3.6 * * * *
Public 73.8 5.8 * * * * * * * *
Uninsured 66.4 7.0 * * * * * * * *
Family incomeb Negative/poor 73.5 6.8 * * * * * * * *
Near poor/low 77.6 5.5 * * * * * * * *
Middle 74.2 4.6 74.2 5.2 71.8 6.4 * * * *
High 81.1 4.3 80.9 4.5 82.9 4.7 * * * *
Residence location Urban 75.9 3.0 76.2 3.6 78.1 4.3 66.9 8.3 75.0 5.0
Rural 79.7 4.7 79.4 4.9 80.8 5.1 * * * *

a A small number of persons who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private health insurance" category only.

b Negative/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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

* 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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