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Table 1.19a: Percent of adults age 18 and over with diabetes who reported receiving influenza immunization in past year, United States, 2000 and 2001

  2001   2000  
Population group Total population (in thousands)e Percent having flu shot Standard error Total population(in thousands)e Percent having flu shot Standard error
             
Total 13,493 56.5 1.6 12,608 54.8 2.2
             
Race            
    White 10,689 58.8 1.7 9,900 57.4 2.3
    Black 2,352 46.4 3.9 2,169 42.9 4.8
    Asian or Pacific Islander DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
    American Indian or Alaska Native DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Race/ethnicity            
    Hispanic 1,700 49.4 3.8 1,633 46.6 3.6
    Non-Hispanic 11,792 57.5 1.9 10,975 56.0 2.5
      White 9,095 60.1 2.0 8,415 59.2 2.5
      Black 2,306 47.2 4.0 2,081 43.4 4.9
      Other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Gender            
    Male 6,772 56.0 2.3 5,872 56.6 2.9
    Female 6,721 57.0 2.2 6,736 53.2 2.6
             
Age            
    18-44 2,056 29.1 3.4 2,072 29.9 4.8
    45-64 5,804 52.7 2.8 5,309 48.7 2.8
    65 and over 5,633 70.3 2.4 5,227 70.8 2.9
             
Educationa            
    Less than high school 4,607 56.4 2.5 3,986 54.1 3.2
    High school graduate 4,274 53.2 3.0 4,211 51.7 2.8
    At least some college 4,527 59.6 3.0 4,245 58.4 4.0
             
Employment statusb            
    Employed 4,842 41.8 2.7 4,726 42.9 3.2
    Not employed 3,017 54.2 3.6 2,655 44.4 3.8
             
Insurance            
    Age 18-64            
      Any private 5,746 45.3 2.8 5,330 44.5 3.1
      Public only 1,358 53.2 4.8 1,213 43.0 5.4
      Uninsured 757 44.3 6.0 DSU DSU DSU
    Age 65 and over            
      Medicare only 1,876 63.7 4.0 1,593 65.2 5.8
      Medicare and private 2,915 76.5 3.4 2,749 76.0 3.8
      Medicare and other public 814 63.0 5.4 DSU DSU DSU
      No insurance/private only DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
             
Family incomec            
    Negative or poor 1,853 50.4 3.5 1,744 51.0 5.0
    Near poor/low income 3,122 59.1 3.3 3,085 56.2 3.5
    Middle income 4,238 55.0 2.9 3,610 50.0 3.5
    High income 4,280 58.6 2.9 4,168 59.4 3.1
             
Residence locationd            
    Metropolitan-large 6,680 52.8 2.4 6,417 54.6 3.1
    Metropolitan-small 3,766 62.3 3.0 3,457 54.8 4.6
    Micropolitan 2,118 54.4 4.0 1,706 56.8 5.2
    Noncore 929 64.1 6.5 DSU DSU DSU
             
Perceived health status            
    Excellent, very good or good 8,184 55.9 2.2 7,588 53.9 2.4
    Fair or poor 5,309 57.3 2.4 5,020 56.2 3.0
             

a "Less than high school" refers to fewer than 12 years of education; "high school graduate", 12 years of education; and "at least some college", more than 12 years of education.

b Employment status for persons age 18-64 only.

c "Negative or poor" refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; "near poor/low income", over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; "middle income", 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and "high income", 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

d See the MEPS entry in the Data Sources section of the Measures Specifications Appendix for more information.

e Total adult diabetes population, age 18 and over. Numbers may not add to Total due to missing or rounding.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

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