Table 8_1_4-2a

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_4.2a
Adults ages 18–64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a by race, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
Age, not age adjusted18–4411.********
Health insurancebPrivate17.********
Family incomecNegative/poor17.21.616.71.817.62.7********
Near poor/low18.********
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school16.21.916.********
High school graduate17.91.618.01.717.93.5********
At least some college21.******
Residence locationdMetropolitan17.60.917.******
  Large central metro17.11.515.91.721.43.2********
  Large fringe metro16.41.916.********
  Medium metro19.61.918.********
  Small metro18.**********
Micropolitan (nonmetro)**********
Noncore (nonmetro)17.72.318.62.5**********
Activity limitationsdBasic activities23.51.722.91.723.23.6********
Complex activities27.********
Neither basic nor complex activities13.40.913.********

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b A small number of persons who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private health insurance" category only.

c 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.

d 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_4-2a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.