Table 6_2_3-1

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 6_2_3.1
Children ages 19–35 months who received 3 doses of polio vaccine, United States, 2001 and 2006
Population group20062001
RaceaAI/AN only93.
Asian only91.92.489.91.9
NHOPI only95.61.986.75.0
Black only90.90.985.90.9
White only93.50.390.20.4
Multiple races90.
EthnicityHispanic, all races93.40.690.70.7
Non-Hispanic, all races92.70.489.00.4
Non-Hispanic, Black90.
Non-Hispanic, White93.30.490.10.4
Family incomebNegative/poor92.10.787.40.9
Near poor/low92.50.888.50.7

a Race categories have been changed since 2001. Data for 2001 and later years may not be comparable to data from previous years.

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.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, and National Center for Health Statistics, National Immunization Survey.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 6_2_3-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.