Table 6_2_3-2c

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 6_2_3.2c
Children ages 19–35 months who received 3 doses of polio vaccine, by family income,a United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
RaceAI/AN only93.**98.71.3
Asian only91.92.4**97.31.4**93.02.2
NHOPI only95.61.994.**97.22.1
Black only90.90.990.81.393.11.488.02.894.71.8
White only93.50.392.70.893.00.793.10.694.70.6
Multiple races90.**90.52.996.31.7
EthnicityHispanic, all races93.40.693.10.994.
Non-Hispanic, all races92.70.491.
Non-Hispanic, Black90.
Non-Hispanic, White93.30.490.21.692.40.993.20.794.70.5

a 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.

* - 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: 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_3-2c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.