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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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High-risk adults age 18–64 who received influenza vaccine in the past year.

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 14-29c.


91 High-risk adults age 18–64 who received influenza vaccine in the past year, United States, 2003, by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Family income

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).


U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population: high-risk adults age 18–64.


Number of high-risk adults age 18–64, who report receiving an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months.


High-risk conditions include diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, kidney disease, liver disease and cancer. Not all high-risk conditions for complications of influenza and pneumococcal disease can be ascertained by NHIS (for example, immunocompromised), and the sample size may be too small for some groups.

Data are age-adjusted to the 2000 standard population. Age-adjusted percents are weighted sums of age-specific percents. For a discussion of age adjustment, see Part A, Section 5 of Tracking Healthy People 2010.



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