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Table 6_2_1-2c

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 6_2_1.2c
Children ages 19–35 months who received all recommended vaccines (4:3:1:3:3),a by family income,b United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
RaceAI/AN only81.43.2******98.71.3
Asian only79.62.7**90.73.1**80.43.3
NHOPI only84.74.5******93.94.2
Black only77.01.374.
White only81.60.677.01.479.21.382.50.986.60.9
Multiple races77.02.9******89.12.7
EthnicityHispanic, all races80.
Non-Hispanic, all races80.80.674.71.578.41.380.
Non-Hispanic, Black76.81.473.42.581.92.576.73.683.74.2
Non-Hispanic, White82.20.675.

a Percentage of children, ages 19 to 35 months, receiving at least 4 doses of diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP), at least 3 doses of polio, at least 1 dose of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), at least 3 doses of Haemophilus influenzae B (Hib), and at least 3 doses of hepatitis B antigens. The vaccines included in this measure are based on the corresponding Healthy People 2010 objective, which does not include varicella vaccine or vaccines added to the recommended schedule after 1998 for children up to 35 months of age. More information can be found in the Measure Specifications Appendix.

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.

* - 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; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, and National Center for Health Statistics, National Immunization Survey.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 6_2_1-2c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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