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Table 2_1_5-2d

2009 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 2_1_5.2d
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a flu shot in the last 12 months,a by education,b United States, 2006
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 59.21.652.82.759.02.663.02.5
60 and over71.
RaceWhite, single race61.51.953.
Black, single race49.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races61.71.857.13.860.82.864.22.7
Non-Hispanic, White64.
Non-Hispanic, Black49.63.449.16.349.85.4DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races46.52.945.43.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor56.03.358.24.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low54.
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed53.22.835.
Not employed60.02.955.44.563.
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private57.82.740.25.958.64.662.33.6
Public only55.63.659.45.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only75.82.974.84.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private74.73.1DSUDSUDSUDSU78.14.4
Medicare and other public73.34.374.04.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan58.81.853.
  Large central metro56.32.950.44.555.
  Large fringe metro54.54.1DSUDSUDSUDSU56.86.6
  Medium metro63.33.358.76.2DSUDSU63.64.8
  Small metro65.75.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish60.01.754.03.458.82.763.72.6
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good58.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities63.62.861.34.768.34.460.54.7
Complex activities66.32.763.14.670.04.663.85.1
Neither basic nor complex activities56.

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population using two age groups: 40–59 and 60 and over.

b Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, 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.

d For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 2_1_5-2d: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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