Table 8_1_4-2b

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_4.2b
Adults ages 18–64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
Age, not age adjusted18–4411.
Health insurancebPrivate17.
Family incomecNegative/poor17.21.618.41.818.
Near poor/low18.**
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school16.21.919.12.620.73.616.
High school graduate17.91.618.61.718.91.917.53.610.52.7
At least some college21.
Residence locationdMetropolitan17.60.918.
  Large central metro17.11.519.21.918.
  Large fringe metro16.41.916.**
  Medium metro19.61.920.**
  Small metro18.**
Micropolitan (nonmetro)****
Noncore (nonmetro)17.72.318.72.319.52.6****
Activity limitationsdBasic activities23.51.723.81.724.11.922.53.816.44.1
Complex activities27.
Neither basic nor complex activities13.40.914.

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