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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of adults with diabetes who had an influenza immunization in past year.

Measure Source

National Alliance for Diabetes Quality Improvement, National Quality Forum, 2002.

National Tables

1.24a Percent of adults age 18 and over with diabetes who reported receiving influenza immunization in past year, United States, 2000.

National Data Source

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).

National Denominator

Adults, age 18 and over, with diabetes who answered the question "How long since last flu shot?" Nonresponses and "Don’t Know" responses were excluded.

National Numerator

Adults with diabetes who had an influenza immunization within 2000.

State Tables

1.24b Percent of noninstitutionalized high-risk adults (age 18-64) with diabetes who had an influenza immunization in past year, by state, 2001.

State Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.

State Denominator

High risk adults, age 18 - 64, with diabetes.

State Numerator

High risk adults age 18 – 64 with diabetes who had an influenza immunization in 2001.

Comments

High risk conditions include diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, kidney disease, liver disease and cancer. Here high risk is defined as adults having diabetes.

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