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Table 8_1_4-1

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_4.1
Adults ages 18–64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a United States, 1999 and 2007
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Age, not age adjusted18–4414.
Black only19.
White only19.
Multiple races17.54.2DSUDSU
EthnicityHispanic, all races16.
Non-Hispanic, all races19.
Non-Hispanic, Black17.
Non-Hispanic, White20.51.314.40.8
Health insurancebPrivate16.
Public only30.12.623.62.2
Family incomecNegative/poor21.
Near poor/low22.
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school22.22.813.91.3
High school graduate21.
At least some college21.41.314.80.9
Residence locationdMetropolitan18.71.1DNADNA
  Large central metro15.41.5DNADNA
  Large fringe metro16.42.0DNADNA
  Medium metro20.32.3DNADNA
  Small metro25.43.0DNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro)22.62.5DNADNA
Noncore (nonmetro)19.72.5DNADNA
Activity limitationsdBasic activities28.42.2DNADNA
Complex activities33.23.0DNADNA
No activity limitations13.61.1DNADNA

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

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

c 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.

d 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; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; 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_4-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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