Table 22_1_1-1a

2009 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 22_1_1.1a
Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had an influenza vaccination in the last winter,a by race, United States, 2005
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIMultiple races/other
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.60.766.30.749.
85 and over73.
Near poor/low61.
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid55.81.857.62.343.94.3DSUDSU67.75.555.07.0
Medicare HMO68.71.869.81.865.15.1DSUDSUDSUDSU66.68.7
Medicare and private67.50.868.30.855.43.562.79.773.75.860.85.5
Medicare fee for service only46.01.949.
Residence locationMSA64.20.866.10.950.32.557.96.964.24.656.65.3
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good64.00.865.60.847.42.662.17.565.
Functional limitationsNo limitation61.80.863.10.950.13.357.610.164.75.951.56.6
IADLs only69.01.571.71.645.44.6DSUDSUDSUDSU65.48.3
1–2 ADLs69.21.371.61.349.14.6DSUDSU64.98.660.96.7
Three or more ADLs69.31.570.91.756.75.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least 1 ADL/IADL69.10.971.50.949.52.861.88.667.

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over.

b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, 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.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; HMO: health maintenance organization; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; IADLs: instrumental activities of daily living; ADLs: activities of daily living; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 22_1_1-1a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.