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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.73
Percent of adolescents age 13-15 who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine,a United States, 1999 and 2003
    2003 1999
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total 76.9 2.5 49.1 3.6
Asian only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Black only 70.6 7.2 40.1 7.6
White only 78.0 2.8 50.0 4.4
Multiple races DSU DSU DSU DSU
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 75.7 4.8 59.4 6.9
Non-Hispanic, all races 77.2 2.9 46.5 4.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 70.5 7.3 42.0 7.8
Non-Hispanic, White 79.1 3.3 46.5 5.2
Gender Female 77.3 3.5 38.9 5.5
Male 76.6 3.6 56.7 4.5
Health insuranceb Private 80.4 3.0 48.5 4.5
Public only 73.8 5.8 DSU DSU
Uninsured 66.4 7.0 51.2 8.0
Family incomec Negative/poor 73.5 6.8 42.7 7.3
Near poor/low 77.6 5.5 DSU DSU
Middle 74.2 4.6 48.5 6.7
High 81.1 4.3 60.5 6.9
Residence location Urban 75.9 3.0 48.1 4.3
Rural 79.7 4.7 51.9 6.9

a Estimates are not age adjusted.

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

c Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

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.

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

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