TABLE 3–6 Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunization Rates (percent coverage)

 

1991

1993

1995

1997

Population Group

Influenza

Pneumococcal

Influenza

Pneumococcal

Influenza

Pneumococcal

Influenza

Pneumococcal

Adults≥65 years old

42

21

52

28

58

34

63

42

White

 

61

36

66

46

Black

27

14

33

14

40

22

45

22

Hispanic

34

12

47

13

50

23

53

23

Noninstitutionalized

High-Risk Adults

Aged 18–64

26

13

White

 

27

13

Black

 

22

13

Hispanic

 

19

9

Private health insurance

 

29

12

Medicare

 

47

28

Medicaid

 

26

16

Medicare and Medicaid

 

45

25

No health insurance

 

14

10

 

SOURCE: National Center for Health Statistics, 1997.



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