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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.91a
Percent of adults age 65 and over who ever received a pneumococcal vaccinationa, United States, 1999 and 2003
    2003 1999
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
           
Total   55.7 0.8 49.9 0.8
           
Race AI/AN only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Asian only 35.4 5.4 41.5 6.6
NHOPI only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Black only 37.2 2.2 32.9 2.3
White only 57.9 0.8 51.9 0.9
More than one race DSU DSU DSU DSU
           
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 31.5 2.6 28.6 2.5
Non-Hispanic, all races 57.1 0.8 51.2 0.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 37.2 2.2 32.8 2.3
Non-Hispanic, White 59.6 0.9 53.2 0.9
           
Gender Female 56.8 1.0 49.5 1.0
Male 54.3 1.2 50.5 1.2
           
Health insurance Medicare and private 60.0 0.9 53.9 1.0
Medicare and public 49.5 2.1 37.3 2.3
Medicare only 48.4 1.6 44.7 1.5
           
Family income levelb Negative or poor 45.5 2.6 39.5 2.6
Near poor/low 57.2 1.7 46.7 1.7
Middle 60.6 1.6 54.7 1.6
High 57.2 2.1 55.4 2.0
           
Education Less than high school 47.8 1.5 43.4 1.4
High school graduate 57.9 1.3 49.5 1.4
At least some college 60.3 1.2 56.9 1.3
           
Residence location Urban 55.4 0.9 49.3 0.9
Rural 56.6 1.6 51.4 1.6
           

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.

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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