Table 16_8_1-1c

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_1.1c
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had an influenza vaccination in the last winter, by income,a United States, 2004
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
85 and over78.
Multiple races/other62.43.751.98.459.15.672.05.7**
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, White74.60.765.62.372.
Non-Hispanic, Black56.31.957.63.751.23.559.44.362.97.1
Non-Hispanic, other68.12.770.35.456.94.873.14.978.55.4
Hispanic, all races58.62.846.54.758.83.771.83.862.07.0
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid60.91.659.62.362.52.2****
Medicare HMO76.91.471.84.973.
Medicare and private74.60.767.52.772.41.474.40.978.11.4
Medicare fee for service only53.92.447.74.953.
Residence locationMSA71.40.859.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good71.20.760.
Functional limitationsNo limitation70.00.955.92.965.61.371.
IADLs only74.51.365.83.773.32.478.
1–2 ADLs73.
Three or more ADLs75.71.668.63.575.32.579.
At least 1 ADL/IADL74.20.766.01.872.01.378.

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over. 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_1-1c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.