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_5.2a
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination,a by race, United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 61.00.863.30.944.22.646.04.5DSUDSUDSUDSU68.37.2
Health insuranceMedicare and private64.
Medicare and public59.
Medicare only56.51.659.91.846.
Family incomebNegative/poor48.12.453.
Near poor/low60.01.663.11.946.44.526.16.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationLess than high school55.21.859.
High school graduate59.51.461.41.542.44.751.78.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college65.71.366.91.454.43.754.15.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan60.
  Large central metro56.01.961.
  Large fringe metro59.
  Medium metro63.81.765.31.948.26.363.06.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro65.22.767.02.738.710.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)62.82.563.92.545.05.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)64.32.664.82.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities67.61.370.41.450.73.737.49.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities64.
Neither basic nor 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; 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.

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_2a: 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_2a.html