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2011 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 4_1_5.2c
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a flu shot in the calendar year,a by family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 58.21.756.03.556.13.356.
60 and over71.91.773.83.668.23.668.73.476.63.1
RaceWhite, single race58.71.956.
Black, single race51.83.0DSUDSU56.75.845.95.5DSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races59.01.955.23.956.
  Non-Hispanic, White59.
  Non-Hispanic, Black52.03.0DSUDSU57.35.945.65.5DSUDSU
Hispanic, all races52.93.0DSUDSU54.
EducationcLess than high school54.
High school graduate57.42.8DSUDSU61.15.557.45.657.64.7
At least some college�61.72.5DSUDSUDSUDSU58.
Employment status, ages 40-64Employed53.52.8DSUDSU41.06.646.54.462.53.4
Not employed��60.02.858.95.357.
Health insurance, ages 40-64Any private60.62.6DSUDSUDSUDSU55.94.665.93.5
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only69.83.5DSUDSU70.45.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private78.82.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU77.84.2
Medicare and other public72.04.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan58.81.756.53.957.23.756.43.562.92.9
  Large central metro58.62.959.66.357.
  Large fringe metro60.53.0DSUDSUDSUDSU65.65.859.54.4
  Medium metro��59.53.7DSUDSUDSUDSU57.97.4DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish�58.61.855.03.955.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good��
Activity limitationsdBasic activities61.42.956.34.569.15.557.
Complex activities62.
Neither basic nor complex activities56.
U.S. bornYes58.51.957.

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using two age groups: 40-59 and 60 and over.

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.

c. Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

d. For more information, see the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

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: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T4_1_5_2c: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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