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_4.2b
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a by ethnicity, United States, 2009
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Health insurancebPrivate18.
Family incomecNegative/poor21.22.323.72.625.42.918.
Near poor/low23.
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school19.
High school graduate21.11.621.71.822.
At least some college21.
Location of residencedMetropolitan19.
  Large central metro18.61.620.
  Large fringe metro18.
  Medium metro21.22.421.42.718.91.9DSUDSU18.93.5
  Small metro20.52.520.92.620.22.823.26.0DSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)23.52.725.02.825.73.313.33.5DSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)27.03.727.23.727.13.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities30.02.632.22.933.33.524.
Complex activities31.62.433.92.736.13.324.83.514.12.5
Neither basic nor complex activities15.

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

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 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.

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: COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; 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_4_2b: 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_4_2b.html