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Table 8_1_5-1

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_5.1
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a United States, 1999 and 2007
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 57.80.949.90.8
Asian only34.54.441.56.6
Black only44.42.532.92.3
White only60.
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityHispanic, all races32.42.828.62.5
Non-Hispanic, all races59.
Non-Hispanic, Black44.72.532.82.3
Non-Hispanic, White62.
Health insuranceMedicare and private61.
Medicare and public56.92.337.32.3
Medicare only51.31.844.71.5
Family incomebNegative/poor48.62.840.42.3
Near poor/low54.
EducationLess than high school51.61.943.41.4
High school graduate58.91.549.51.4
At least some college61.81.556.91.3
Residence locationcMetropolitan56.61.1DNADNA
  Large central metro47.61.9DNADNA
  Large fringe metro59.92.0DNADNA
  Medium metro58.22.1DNADNA
  Small metro65.92.5DNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro)62.42.4DNADNA
Noncore (nonmetro)60.93.6DNADNA
Activity limitationscBasic activities64.71.3DNADNA
Complex activities60.82.6DNADNA
No activity limitations51.41.4DNADNA

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_5-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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