Table 8_1_2-1

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 8_1_2.1
Adults age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months,a United States, 1999 and 2006
Population group20061999
RaceAI/AN only****
Asian only70.03.573.26.0
NHOPI only****
Black only47.
White only65.
Multiple races****
EthnicityHispanic, all races45.
Non-Hispanic, all races65.
Non-Hispanic, Black48.62.350.82.3
Non-Hispanic, White67.
Health insuranceMedicare and private68.
Medicare and public67.
Medicare only54.71.762.41.4
Family incomebNegative/poor56.32.759.02.2
Near poor/low60.61.862.11.6
EducationLess than high school57.31.760.51.3
High school graduate64.01.665.31.3
At least some college70.11.371.61.1
Residence locationcMetropolitan63.81.0DNADNA
  Large central metro59.01.9DNADNA
  Large fringe metro64.82.0DNADNA
  Medium metro67.21.9DNADNA
  Small metro66.72.5DNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro)63.92.6DNADNA
Noncore (nonmetro)69.02.5DNADNA
Activity limitationscBasic activities67.01.5DNADNA
Complex activities66.62.5DNADNA
Neither basic nor complex activities62.31.2DNADNA

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

c For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

* - 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 Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 8_1_2-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.