Table 6_2_5-1

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_5.1
Children ages 19–35 months who received 3 doses of Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine, United States, 2001 and 2006
Population group20062001
RaceaAI/AN only94.81.491.72.9
Asian only89.91.891.61.3
NHOPI only96.91.593.82.5
Black only91.30.989.40.9
White only94.20.393.80.3
Multiple races91.21.893.31.1
EthnicityHispanic, all races94.00.592.50.6
Non-Hispanic, all races93.10.493.10.3
Non-Hispanic, Black91.
Non-Hispanic, White94.00.494.20.3
Family incomebNegative/poor91.50.789.60.8
Near poor/low92.90.792.60.6

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.

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

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_5-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.