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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 8_1_4.2a
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Health insurancebPrivate18.
Family incomecNegative/poor21.22.321.12.318.83.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low23.
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school19.
High school graduate21.11.622.01.917.62.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college21.
Location of residencedMetropolitan19.
  Large central metro18.61.617.61.921.53.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro18.
  Small metro20.52.519.72.523.26.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)23.52.723.
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)27.03.726.33.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities30.02.630.
Complex activities31.62.432.92.924.93.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities15.

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.

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

c. Negative/poor refers to family 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 National Health Interview Survey 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; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T8_1_4_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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