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 8_1_2.1a
Adults age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months,a United States, 2005-2009
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 67.00.867.30.966.80.864.30.959.70.7
Asian only70.
Black only53.
White only68.20.969.
EthnicityHispanic, all races56.
Non-Hispanic, all races67.70.868.10.967.80.965.
  Non-Hispanic, Black53.
  Non-Hispanic, White69.10.970.
Health insuranceMedicare and private70.
Medicare and public66.
Medicare only62.31.661.31.560.61.754.71.753.01.4
Family incomebNegative/poor60.42.457.12.559.72.956.32.752.62.3
Near poor/low63.71.763.31.861.
EducationLess than high school62.91.663.01.761.31.757.31.753.01.5
High school graduate67.31.467.71.465.41.564.01.659.61.2
At least some college68.
Location of residencecMetropolitan67.20.967.
  Large central metro66.51.564.21.858.51.859.01.954.01.6
  Large fringe metro64.
  Medium metro69.71.769.
  Small metro69.32.966.13.371.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)66.62.569.32.571.82.363.92.662.41.8
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)66.73.366.32.868.22.869.02.561.62.4
Activity limitationscBasic activities70.81.369.01.570.
Complex activities66.62.866.
Neither basic nor complex activities65.

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population. Age data are unadjusted.

b. Negative/poor refers to family 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.

c. For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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; SE: standard error.

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


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T8_1_2_1a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_1_2_1a.html