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Table 1.75b: National Pneumonia Immunization, 1997

Percent of current nursing home residents/discharges who ever received a pneumococcal vaccination, United States, 1997a
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 24.9 2.3
Age (not age adjusted)
18-64 24.2 2.7
65-74 27.5 1.7
75-84 26.4 1.1
85 and over 30.4 1.1
American Indian or Alaska Native DSU DSU
Asian or Pacific Islander DSU DSU
  Asian DSU DSU
  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DSU DSU
Black or African American 21.5 3.7
White 25.3 2.8
Hispanic 23.0 5.7
Total, non-Hispanic DSU DSU
  Black or African American 21.6 3.7
  White 24.5 2.9
Female 23.4 3.0
Male 25.0 2.5
Health insurance
Medicaid 27.7 2.8
Medicare 18.6 4.9
Private/self pay 11.6 3.2
Other 16.6 5.4
Unknown DSU DSU

a Measure is age adjusted.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

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

Table 1.75a: Nation Pneumonia Immunization, 1999 Table 1.76a: National Treatment of Pneumonia

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