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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.93a
Percent of persons age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months,a United States, 1999 and 2004
    2004 1999
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total 64.7 0.7 65.9 0.8
Race AI/AN only 75.7 8.9 DSU DSU
Asian only 58.0 5.7 73.2 6.0
NHOPI only 81.3 17.0 DSU DSU
Black only 45.8 2.4 50.8 2.3
White only 66.4 0.7 67.3 0.8
Multiple races 65.5 8.8 DSU DSU
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 54.6 2.7 56.4 2.6
Non-Hispanic, all races 65.3 0.7 66.5 0.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 46.2 2.4 50.8 2.3
Non-Hispanic, White 67.2 0.8 68.0 0.8
Gender Female 64.9 0.9 64.6 1.0
Male 64.7 1.1 67.8 1.1
Health insurance Medicare and private 68.7 0.9 68.9 0.9
Medicare and public 61.0 2.0 57.5 2.2
Medicare only 58.6 1.5 62.4 1.4
Family incomeb Negative/poor 52.2 2.2 59.0 2.2
Near poor/low 61.7 1.5 62.1 1.6
Middle 67.1 1.4 67.5 1.2
High 69.8 1.8 70.8 1.7
Education Less than high school 57.9 1.4 60.5 1.3
High school graduate 64.7 1.3 65.3 1.3
At least some college 69.7 1.1 71.6 1.1
Residence location Urban 64.3 0.9 65.6 0.9
Rural 65.8 1.3 66.7 1.4

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

b Negative/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. A small number of persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

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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