2011 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 6_3_2.1
Children ages 19-35 months who received 4 or more doses of diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine,a United States, 2009
Population groupPercentSE
Totalb 83.90.5
RaceAI/AN only75.45.7
Asian only88.62.4
NHOPI only78.17.6
Black only79.01.5
White only85.10.6
Multiple races81.72.0
EthnicityHispanic, all races82.91.3
Non-Hispanic, all races84.30.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black78.61.6
  Non-Hispanic, White85.80.6
Family incomecNegative/poor81.21.2
Near poor/low81.91.1

a. Four or more doses of any diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccines, including diphtheria and tetanus toxoids, and any acellular pertussis vaccine (DTP/DTaP/DT).

b. National total estimates include the 50 States and District of Columbia and exclude the Virgin Islands.

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.

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 Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases and National Center for Health Statistics, National Immunization Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T6_3_2_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_3_2_1.html