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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.88a
Percent of persons age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 monthsa, United States, 1999 and 2003
    2003 1999
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
           
Total   65.6 0.7 65.9 0.8
           
Race AI/AN only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Asian only 63.1 5.9 73.2 6.0
NHOPI only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Black only 48.2 2.2 50.8 2.3
White only 67.2 0.8 67.3 0.8
More than one race DSU DSU DSU DSU
           
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 46.6 2.8 56.4 2.6
Non-Hispanic, all races 66.7 0.7 66.5 0.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 48.3 2.3 50.8 2.3
Non-Hispanic, White 68.6 0.8 68.0 0.8
           
Gender Female 64.9 0.9 64.6 1.0
Male 66.5 1.1 67.8 1.1
           
Health insurance Medicare and private 69.7 0.8 68.9 0.9
Medicare and public 61.1 2.0 57.5 2.2
Medicare only 57.8 1.6 62.4 1.4
           
Family income levelb Negative or poor 53.9 2.6 58.7 2.5
Near poor/low 63.5 1.6 62.2 1.6
Middle 72.0 1.4 67.0 1.5
High 69.9 1.8 73.2 1.8
           
Education Less than high school 57.4 1.4 60.5 1.3
High school graduate 68.2 1.3 65.3 1.3
At least some college 70.1 1.1 71.6 1.1
           
Residence location Urban 65.5 0.8 65.6 0.9
Rural 65.9 1.4 66.7 1.4
           

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b Negative or 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.For a small number of persons, family income could not be imputed because data were missing for key imputation variables.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

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

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