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Table 8_1_4-1

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 8_1_4.1
Adults ages 18–64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a United States, 1999 and 2006
Population group20061999
Age, not age adjusted18–4411.
RaceAI/AN only****
Asian only20.15.8**
NHOPI only****
Black only17.61.715.12.1
White only17.40.913.90.7
Multiple races30.46.5**
EthnicityHispanic, all races10.
Non-Hispanic, all races18.60.914.60.7
Non-Hispanic, Black17.71.815.12.1
Non-Hispanic, White18.
Health insurancebPrivate17.
Public only25.
Family incomecNegative/poor17.21.613.41.5
Near poor/low18.
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school16.21.913.91.3
High school graduate17.91.613.51.2
At least some college21.
Residence locationdMetropolitan17.60.9DNADNA
  Large central metro17.11.5DNADNA
  Large fringe metro16.41.9DNADNA
  Medium metro19.61.9DNADNA
  Small metro18.12.1DNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro)17.82.2DNADNA
Noncore (nonmetro)17.72.3DNADNA
Activity limitationsdBasic activities23.51.7DNADNA
Complex activities27.42.2DNADNA
Neither basic nor complex activities13.40.9DNADNA

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b A small number of persons who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private health insurance" category only.

c 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.

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

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

* - 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 Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 8_1_4-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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