Table 8_1_4-2a

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 8_1_4.2a
Adults ages 18–64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a by race, United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Age, not age adjusted18–4414.31.414.61.614.22.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurancebPrivate16.
Family incomecNegative/poor21.
Near poor/low22.
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school22.22.823.
High school graduate21.
At least some college21.41.321.71.521.63.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan18.
  Large central metro15.41.514.91.817.83.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro16.
  Medium metro20.32.320.82.721.94.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro25.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)22.62.522.32.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetro)19.72.520.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities28.
Complex activities33.
No activity limitations13.

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

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

c 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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of people 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.

DSU - 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; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 8_1_4-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.