Table 16_8_1-1a

2008 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 16_8_1.1a
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had an influenza vaccination in the last winter,a by race, United States, 2004
Population groupTotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIMultiple races/other
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total71.70.673.70.755.91.962.65.868.53.562.43.7
Age65–7466.60.968.41.053.02.862.68.865.55.358.05.7
75–8477.00.879.10.857.43.2**67.15.371.84.6
85 and over78.21.179.61.166.24.0****60.87.8
GenderMale72.70.874.50.958.33.256.19.471.75.760.75.9
Female70.90.973.10.954.32.669.46.466.84.563.64.4
IncomebNegative/poor61.31.862.12.257.93.6**74.96.051.98.4
Near poor/low68.60.971.71.150.83.549.88.553.56.259.15.6
Middle74.40.775.50.858.34.3**76.26.572.05.7
High77.61.478.51.462.97.1**79.67.6**
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid60.91.663.12.056.63.9**60.45.458.26.8
Medicare HMO76.91.478.81.460.75.5**67.09.773.66.9
Medicare and private74.60.775.60.759.63.368.38.878.95.866.44.1
Medicare fee for service only53.92.456.92.741.34.7******
Residence locationMSA71.40.873.50.956.92.256.67.668.73.660.94.2
Non-MSA72.71.174.21.151.23.871.111.4**68.25.7
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good71.20.773.10.853.22.464.76.967.54.059.74.9
Fair/poor73.71.076.11.161.53.7**75.77.870.07.5
Functional limitationsNo limitation70.00.971.80.955.12.863.89.864.74.960.05.4
IADLs only74.51.376.31.459.76.1****65.66.8
1–2 ADLs73.31.176.41.152.24.3**67.28.762.47.8
Three or more ADLs75.71.678.11.661.65.3****67.37.7
At least 1 ADL/IADL74.20.776.70.856.72.960.96.175.35.064.84.1

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over.

b Negative/poor refers to incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; HMO: Health Maintenance Organization; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; IADLs: instrumental activities of daily living; ADLs: activities of daily living; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 16_8_1-1a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/16_prioritypopulations/T16_8_1-1a.html