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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 115
Percent of pneumonia patients age 65 and older who were screened for pneumococcal vaccine status and vaccinated prior to discharge, if indicated, all payers, United States, 2005
Population group Percent SE
Total   62.2 1.5
Gender Male 61.5 0.1
Female 61.0 0.1
Race White 63.9 0.1
Black 49.1 0.3
Hispanic 44.7 0.3
Native American 57.2 1.1
Asian 45.7 0.6
Age 65-74 61.9 0.1
75-84 62.6 0.1
85 and over 58.5 0.1

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.


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