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_5.1a
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a United States, 2005-2009
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 61.00.860.30.957.80.957.30.956.30.7
Asian only46.04.546.43.434.54.437.84.437.04.6
Black only44.22.644.82.644.42.536.
White only63.30.962.60.960.
EthnicityHispanic, all races40.52.637.02.732.42.833.22.829.02.4
Non-Hispanic, all races62.40.862.00.959.
  Non-Hispanic, Black44.62.645.22.644.72.536.
  Non-Hispanic, White65.00.964.
Health insuranceMedicare and private64.
Medicare and public59.
Medicare only56.51.653.41.651.31.849.01.645.71.5
Family incomebNegative/poor48.12.446.
Near poor/low60.01.658.41.954.
EducationLess than high school55.21.853.81.751.61.947.31.748.71.4
High school graduate59.51.459.71.658.91.561.01.657.11.2
At least some college65.71.364.01.361.81.561.81.561.71.2
Location of residencedMetropolitan60.
  Large central metro56.01.952.
  Large fringe metro59.
  Medium metro63.81.763.81.858.
  Small metro65.22.760.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)62.82.563.82.362.42.457.52.860.51.9
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)64.32.663.
Activity limitationscBasic activities67.61.365.51.564.71.363.11.4DNADNA
Complex activities64.
Neither basic or complex activities57.

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

b. Negative/poor refers to family incomes below the Federal poverty line for a given household size and composition; 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_5_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/nhqrdr11/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_1_5_1.html