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Table 8_1_2-1

2009 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_2.1
Adults age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months,a United States, 1999 and 2007
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 66.80.865.90.8
Asian only64.
Black only56.12.350.82.3
White only68.20.967.30.8
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityHispanic, all races53.
Non-Hispanic, all races67.80.966.50.8
Non-Hispanic, Black56.32.350.82.3
Non-Hispanic, White69.
Health insuranceMedicare and private70.
Medicare and public65.
Medicare only60.61.762.41.4
Family incomebNegative/poor59.72.959.02.2
Near poor/low61.
EducationLess than high school61.31.760.51.3
High school graduate65.41.565.31.3
At least some college71.51.371.61.1
Residence locationcMetropolitan65.81.0DNADNA
  Large central metro58.51.8DNADNA
  Large fringe metro69.71.8DNADNA
  Medium metro66.71.9DNADNA
  Small metro71.62.2DNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro)71.82.3DNADNA
Noncore (nonmetro)68.22.8DNADNA
Activity limitationscBasic activities70.11.2DNADNA
Complex activities67.62.5DNADNA
No activity limitations63.81.3DNADNA

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, 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 people were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

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

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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; SE: standard error.

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


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 8_1_2-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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