Table 16_8_1-1b

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_1.1b
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had an influenza vaccination in the last winter,a by ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
85 and over78.
Near poor/low68.60.969.
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid60.91.663.71.767.
Medicare HMO76.91.477.51.579.61.561.35.572.83.5
Medicare and private74.60.775.20.876.00.860.43.358.83.9
Medicare fee for service only53.92.454.22.456.82.841.54.747.39.3
Residence locationMSA71.40.872.80.874.80.957.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good71.20.772.20.773.90.853.42.457.03.2
Functional limitationsNo limitation70.00.971.10.972.70.955.82.855.33.5
IADLs only74.51.376.01.477.91.460.
1–2 ADLs73.
Three or more ADLs75.71.676.11.778.81.761.75.371.64.4
At least 1 ADL/IADL74.20.775.30.877.70.856.92.962.63.2

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.

Key: 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_1-1b: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.