Table 8_1_5-2b

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_5.2b
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a by ethnicity, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
Health insuranceMedicare and private61.
Medicare and public57.12.561.02.569.82.939.34.428.95.5
Medicare only49.01.650.51.754.51.932.
Family incomebNegative/poor45.12.548.
Near poor/low55.01.857.01.960.
EducationLess than high school47.31.751.11.856.
High school graduate61.01.661.31.763.31.837.34.951.97.4
At least some college61.81.562.21.564.41.647.54.546.16.6
Residence locationcMetropolitan56.
  Large central metro49.41.952.
  Large fringe metro60.**
  Medium metro59.51.860.31.962.
  Small metro61.22.761.92.863.32.840.55.9**
Micropolitan (nonmetro)57.52.859.**
Noncore (nonmetro)****
Activity limitationscBasic activities63.11.464.71.569.01.640.
Complex activities58.02.759.22.962.53.440.85.0**
Neither basic nor complex activities54.

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_5-2b: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.