Table 8_1_2-2a

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_2.2a
Adults age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months,a by race, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
Health insuranceMedicare and private68.******
Medicare and public67.******
Medicare only54.71.756.71.940.03.5********
Family incomebNegative/poor56.32.757.93.446.44.5********
Near poor/low60.61.862.******
EducationLess than high school57.31.758.81.947.******
High school graduate64.01.665.11.845.64.7********
At least some college70.11.371.31.450.34.773.74.6******
Residence locationcMetropolitan63.******
  Large central metro59.01.961.62.443.43.564.85.1******
  Large fringe metro64.********
  Medium metro67.21.968.******
  Small metro66.72.567.32.754.58.3********
Micropolitan (nonmetro)63.92.664.42.852.95.9********
Noncore (nonmetro)69.02.568.12.5**********
Activity limitationscBasic activities67.01.568.61.749.******
Complex activities66.62.566.92.956.54.8********
Neither basic nor complex activities62.******

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.

* - 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_2-2a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.