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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of persons age 65 and over who ever received a pneumococcal vaccination

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 14-29b.

National Table

1.91a Percent of adults age 65 and over who ever received a pneumococcal vaccination, United States, 1999 and 2003.

National Data Source

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

National Denominator

U.S. population: age 65 and over.

National Numerator

Number of adults age 65 and over who had a pneumonia vaccination.

State Table

1.91b Percent of adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination, by State, 2001 and 2003.

State Data Source

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

State Denominator

Number of adults age 65 and over.

State Numerator

Number of adults age 65 and over who had a pneumonia vaccination.

Comments

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.

State tables are age-adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

Recommended hospital care received by Medicare patients with pneumonia. Percent of high-risk persons (e.g., COPD) age 18-64 who ever received a pneumococcal vaccination.

 

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