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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of persons age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months.

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 14-29a.

National Table

1.79a Percent of persons age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months, United States, 2000 and 2001.

National Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

National Denominator

U.S. population, age 65 and over.

National Numerator

Number of adults age 65 and over who report receiving an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months.

State Table

1.79b Percent persons age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months, by State, 2001 and 2002.

State Data Source

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

State Denominator

Number of adults age 65 and over.

State Numerator

Number of adults age 65 and over who report receiving an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months.

Comments

Percents are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population. Age-adjusted percents are weighted sums of age-specific percents. For a discussion on age adjustment, see Part A, Section 5 of Tracking Healthy People 2010.

Race categories in the national table have changed since 2001. Data for 2001 and later years may not be comparable to data from previous years.

 

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