Table 8_1_4-2c

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_4.2c
Adults ages 18–64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a by family income,b United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Age, not age adjusted18–4411.
RaceAI/AN only**********
Asian only20.15.8********
NHOPI only**********
Black only17.61.717.62.720.23.817.03.715.93.8
White only17.40.916.71.818.82.417.01.718.11.9
Multiple races30.46.5********
EthnicityHispanic, all races10.01.511.62.6**11.73.2**
Non-Hispanic, all races18.60.918.41.820.72.418.01.718.41.8
Non-Hispanic, Black17.71.816.92.721.
Non-Hispanic, White18.
Health insurancecPrivate17.
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school16.21.917.02.619.**
High school graduate17.91.620.
At least some college21.
Residence locationdMetropolitan17.60.916.81.918.52.418.31.817.31.8
  Large central metro17.11.515.62.715.
  Large fringe metro16.41.916.
  Medium metro19.61.916.33.429.
  Small metro18.**19.54.0**
Micropolitan (nonmetro)
Noncore (nonmetro)17.72.314.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities23.51.720.12.525.93.323.
Complex activities27.
Neither basic nor complex activities13.

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

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 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.

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