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Table 1.97a
Percent of persons age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months,a United States, 1999 and 2005
Population group 2005 1999
Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total   59.7 0.7 65.9 0.8
Race AI/AN only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Asian only 60.2 4.5 73.2 6.0
NHOPI only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Black only 40.0 2.1 50.8 2.3
White only 61.7 0.8 67.3 0.8
Multiple races DSU DSU DSU DSU
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 43.5 2.8 56.4 2.6
Non-Hispanic, all races 60.8 0.8 66.5 0.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 39.7 2.1 50.8 2.3
Non-Hispanic, White 63.0 0.8 68.0 0.8
Gender Male 59.6 1.1 67.8 1.1
Female 59.9 1.0 64.6 1.0
Health insurance Medicare and private 63.3 0.9 68.9 0.9
Medicare and public 58.4 1.9 57.5 2.2
Medicare only 53.0 1.4 62.4 1.4
Family incomeb Negative/poor 52.6 2.3 59.0 2.2
Near poor/low 55.7 1.6 62.1 1.6
Middle 62.2 1.3 67.5 1.2
High 62.8 1.7 70.8 1.7
Education Less than high school 53.0 1.5 60.5 1.3
High school graduate 59.6 1.2 65.3 1.3
At least some college 64.8 1.2 71.6 1.1
Residence locationc Large central metro 54.0 1.6 DNA DNA
Large fringe metro 60.8 1.7 DNA DNA
Medium metro 61.7 1.6 DNA DNA
Small metro 61.8 2.2 DNA DNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro) 62.4 1.8 DNA DNA
Noncore (nonmetro) 61.6 2.4 DNA DNA

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.

c For more information, see National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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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