Table 2_1_6-2c

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_6.2c
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a flu shot in the last 12 months,a by family income,b United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Age, not adjusted40–5946.62.339.04.834.64.645.84.356.44.3
60 and over67.
RaceWhite, single race58.01.853.24.448.63.654.83.466.43.4
Black, single race39.83.3********
Asian, single race**********
NHOPI, single race**********
AI/AN, single race**********
Multiple races**********
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races56.21.849.43.946.
Non-Hispanic, White60.
Non-Hispanic, Black39.73.3********
EducationcLess than high school45.**
High school graduate54.72.9**49.55.853.84.758.25.2
At least some college61.32.6****63.04.865.33.9
Employment status, ages 40–64Employed48.53.5****
Not employed48.72.847.****
Health insurance, ages 40–64Any private51.52.7****47.34.556.24.3
Public only49.******
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only70.23.9********
Medicare and private76.72.8******76.94.6
Medicare and other public59.35.0********
Residence locationdMetropolitan54.01.747.53.947.53.753.43.460.73.4
  Large central metro45.62.840.45.543.04.942.76.651.85.3
  Large fringe metro51.93.7********
  Medium metro64.23.1********
  Small metro63.76.7********
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish56.21.748.93.547.83.954.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good54.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities58.62.650.04.558.
Complex activities57.72.950.34.457.85.757.75.5**
Neither basic nor complex activities51.72.1**33.43.750.93.961.23.7

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: 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.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 2_1_6-2c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.