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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 266b
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had an influenza vaccination in the past year,a by ethnicity, 2003
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
All races White Black
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   70.7 0.6 71.9 0.7 73.5 0.7 56.4 2.2 56.3 2.5
Age 65-74 66.4 0.9 67.3 0.9 68.9 1.0 53.1 3.0 55.1 3.9
75-84 75.7 0.8 77.1 0.8 78.6 0.8 60.2 3.4 57.3 3.1
85 and over 74.9 1.2 76.0 1.2 77.5 1.3 62.7 4.4 60.2 4.6
Gender Male 70.6 0.8 71.8 0.8 72.9 0.9 57.8 2.9 55.9 4.2
Female 70.8 0.8 72.0 0.9 73.9 0.9 55.4 3.1 56.7 2.4
Incomeb Negative/poor 61.4 1.7 63.2 1.6 66.4 1.9 56.1 3.5 52.9 5.0
Near poor/low 66.8 1.0 68.0 1.0 69.1 1.1 54.1 3.3 55.3 3.1
Middle 73.4 0.8 74.2 0.8 75.2 0.9 59.9 4.5 59.1 4.4
High 78.0 1.3 78.3 1.2 79.1 1.2 57.2 6.8 67.4 8.3
Health insurance Medicare and Medicaid 63.3 1.7 64.7 1.8 66.1 2.3 59.9 4.0 57.5 3.7
Medicare HMO 73.3 1.5 74.0 1.5 76.0 1.5 55.8 5.9 67.7 4.4
Medicare and private 73.8 0.7 74.5 0.7 75.3 0.7 59.3 3.4 56.1 3.7
Medicare fee-for-service only 51.8 2.2 53.6 2.2 56.0 2.4 42.6 4.9 36.5 7.6
Residence location MSA 70.6 0.8 72.0 0.8 73.7 0.8 56.1 2.4 55.9 2.6
Non-MSA 71.2 1.1 71.6 1.1 72.6 1.2 59.2 4.6 59.3 7.0
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 70.4 0.7 71.4 0.7 73.1 0.7 52.8 2.7 56.6 2.6
Fair/poor 72.0 1.2 73.9 1.2 75.3 1.3 63.2 3.1 56.2 3.9
Functional limitations No limitation 69.5 0.8 70.6 0.8 72.5 0.8 51.9 3.0 54.1 3.0
IADL only 73.2 1.4 74.9 1.4 75.3 1.6 69.9 4.3 55.2 5.1
1-2 ADLs 71.9 1.2 72.5 1.2 74.4 1.3 55.5 4.7 63.7 4.8
3 or more ADLs 72.9 1.5 75.2 1.5 76.0 1.7 62.4 5.1 57.4 5.4
At least 1 ADL/IADL 72.6 0.8 73.8 0.8 75.0 0.9 61.5 3.0 58.9 3.6

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over.

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.

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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