Table 2_1_6-2b

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 2_1_6.2b
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a flu shot in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total54.61.656.21.860.82.139.73.345.33.8
Age, not adjusted40–5946.62.348.32.653.53.032.44.837.34.8
60 and over67.52.068.82.272.52.551.44.158.15.6
GenderMale53.32.354.82.558.93.040.35.944.85.5
Female55.72.257.42.562.63.139.44.145.74.4
Family incomebNegative/poor47.53.449.43.958.65.5****
Near poor/low46.23.246.94.050.84.9**43.15.0
Middle54.43.055.33.255.93.9****
High62.33.163.53.368.33.7****
EducationcLess than high school45.43.045.04.250.25.539.76.745.24.3
High school graduate54.72.956.43.159.63.5****
At least some college61.32.662.02.766.03.2****
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed48.53.550.93.852.84.2**30.16.1
Not employed48.72.849.93.255.44.1**43.75.5
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private51.52.753.12.855.93.2****
Public only49.34.147.64.4******
Uninsured33.15.5********
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only70.23.970.74.374.04.7****
Medicare and private76.72.877.62.879.83.0****
Medicare and other public59.35.060.26.4******
Residence locationdMetropolitan54.01.755.81.961.52.438.53.644.84.0
  Large central metro45.62.845.23.255.65.535.34.146.35.0
  Large fringe metro51.93.754.33.855.54.2****
  Medium metro64.23.166.73.469.83.8****
  Small metro63.76.763.67.5******
Nonmetropolitan56.73.557.33.858.94.0****
  Micropolitan61.64.162.14.664.64.6****
  Noncore50.45.951.36.2******
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish56.21.756.91.861.22.039.73.348.65.5
Other40.63.5******42.43.8
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good54.42.155.32.459.22.839.85.048.15.3
Fair/poor54.82.257.62.664.03.139.64.142.34.5
Activity limitationsdBasic activities58.62.658.82.964.13.140.05.557.86.2
Complex activities57.72.958.23.262.23.744.75.6**
Neither basic nor complex activities51.72.153.92.557.93.038.34.640.14.5

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population with two age groups: 40–59, and 60 and over, except where indicated.

b Negative/poor refers to household 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.

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 MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 2_1_6-2b: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/2_diabetes/T2_1_6-2b.html