Table 8_1_2-2b

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_2.2b
Adults age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
Health insuranceMedicare and private68.
Medicare and public67.
Medicare only54.71.755.61.857.
Family incomebNegative/poor56.32.760.
Near poor/low60.61.861.61.963.
EducationLess than high school57.31.760.31.862.
High school graduate64.01.664.31.765.41.945.64.753.97.0
At least some college70.11.370.51.371.71.451.14.860.16.3
Residence locationcMetropolitan63.
  Large central metro59.01.961.
  Large fringe metro64.**
  Medium metro67.21.967.61.969.
  Small metro66.72.567.32.567.82.755.88.2**
Micropolitan (nonmetro)63.92.664.62.665.32.852.95.9**
Noncore (nonmetro)69.02.572.****
Activity limitationscBasic activities67.01.568.21.670.01.850.
Complex activities66.62.567.72.668.
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: 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_2-2b: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.