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2011 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 4_1_5.2d
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a flu shot in the calendar year,a by education,b United States, 2008
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 58.51.754.
60 and over72.21.764.
RaceWhite, single race59.01.952.83.458.
Black, single race51.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races59.31.954.74.458.
  Non-Hispanic, White60.22.350.95.460.23.863.23.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black52.
Hispanic, all races53.
Family incomecNegative/poor57.03.764.75.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low�56.33.355.
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed53.52.840.47.347.84.761.33.7
Not employed60.62.961.74.953.
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private60.52.654.06.455.54.465.13.3
Public only53.53.860.15.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only70.33.566.96.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private�79.32.5DSUDSUDSUDSU74.64.2
Medicare and other public�
Residence locationdMetropolitan�59.11.755.63.358.
  Large central metro58.
  Large fringe metro60.83.0DSUDSU62.64.859.24.3
  Medium metro59.73.7DSUDSU57.35.868.84.9
  Small metro54.64.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish58.81.854.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good�
Activity limitationsdBasic activities61.
Complex activities62.
Neither basic nor complex activities56.
U.S. bornYes58.81.952.

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. 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 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T4_1_5_2d: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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