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Table 8_1_5-2a

2008 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_5.2a
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a by race, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
Health insuranceMedicare and private61.******
Medicare and public57.12.563.72.938.******
Medicare only49.01.652.31.833.13.2********
Family incomebNegative/poor45.12.548.43.338.64.6********
Near poor/low55.01.858.******
EducationLess than high school47.31.750.61.931.82.930.57.0******
High school graduate61.01.662.91.837.34.9********
At least some college61.81.563.81.548.54.438.06.8******
Residence locationcMetropolitan56.******
  Large central metro49.41.953.******
  Large fringe metro60.********
  Medium metro59.51.861.******
  Small metro61.22.762.72.739.85.9********
Micropolitan (nonmetro)57.52.859.82.730.85.2********
Noncore (nonmetro)**********
Activity limitationscBasic activities63.11.467.01.639.******
Complex activities58.02.760.********
Neither basic nor complex activities54.******

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

b 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.

c For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

* - 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; SE: standard error.

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


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 8_1_5-2a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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