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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 105A_b
Noninstitutionalized adults age 65 and over who received influenza vaccine in the past year,a by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
All races White Black
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   59.7 0.7 60.8 0.8 63.0 0.8 39.7 2.1 43.5 2.8
Gender Male 59.6 1.1 60.8 1.1 62.6 1.2 40.3 3.3 41.4 4.1
Female 59.9 1.0 60.9 1.0 63.6 1.1 39.2 2.7 45.2 3.6
Health insurance Medicare and private 63.3 0.9 63.6 1.0 64.6 1.0 45.2 3.9 51.1 6.7
Medicare and public 58.4 1.9 59.6 2.1 65.9 2.4 39.1 4.0 51.5 5.3
Medicare only 53.0 1.4 55.0 1.5 57.8 1.7 37.0 3.3 37.4 3.9
Family incomeb Negative/poor 52.6 2.3 54.7 2.5 59.6 3.1 39.3 4.8 40.6 6.4
Near poor/low 55.7 1.6 56.4 1.8 59.3 1.9 36.4 3.8 48.6 5.2
Middle 62.2 1.3 63.4 1.4 65.4 1.4 40.3 5.1 34.5 6.9
High 62.8 1.7 63.2 1.7 63.9 1.7 46.2 8.0 54.7 9.3
Education Less than high school 53.0 1.5 54.6 1.6 58.4 1.9 36.6 3.1 44.3 3.7
High school graduate 59.6 1.2 60.3 1.2 61.2 1.3 41.9 4.7 39.2 6.0
At least some college 64.8 1.2 65.4 1.2 67.1 1.2 41.5 4.5 40.9 6.9
Residence locationc Large central metro 54.0 1.6 56.0 1.7 58.6 2.1 41.6 3.4 43.0 3.7
Large fringe metro 60.8 1.7 61.3 1.7 63.1 1.8 38.2 6.5 * *
Medium metro 61.7 1.6 62.8 1.7 64.8 1.8 39.7 5.0 42.9 6.0
Small metro 61.8 2.2 62.1 2.2 63.3 2.3 40.0 6.3 * *
Micropolitan (nonmetro) 62.4 1.8 62.9 1.8 64.8 1.9 35.8 5.5 * *
Noncore (nonmetro) 61.6 2.4 62.0 2.4 64.6 2.3 30.9 4.9 * *

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

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.

c For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* 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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