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Table 8_1_5-2a

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_5.2a
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 57.80.960.
Health insuranceMedicare and private61.
Medicare and public56.92.360.82.746.05.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare only51.31.853.
Family incomebNegative/poor48.62.853.03.539.64.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low54.
EducationLess than high school51.61.954.
High school graduate58.91.560.81.744.04.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college61.81.563.31.654.84.541.75.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan56.
  Large central metro47.61.949.
  Large fringe metro59.
  Medium metro58.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)62.42.463.62.651.56.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetro)60.93.662.53.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities64.71.367.01.550.63.339.38.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities60.82.664.
No activity limitations51.41.453.71.535.93.629.65.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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 the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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_5-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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