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_8.1
Adolescents ages 13-17 who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine,a United States, 2009
Population groupPercentSE
Total 53.60.6
Race/ethnicityNon-Hispanic, White53.10.7
Non-Hispanic, Black53.01.7
Non-Hispanic, Asian58.84.7
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN46.94.9
Hispanic, all races55.92.0
Family incomeBelow poverty52.51.8
At or above poverty53.80.7

a. One or more meningococcal conjugate vaccine or unknown type of meningococcal vaccine.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; 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 - Teen.


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Internet Citation: T6_3_8_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_8_1.html