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Receipt of Selected Vaccinations* Among Women Aged 18 and Older, by Poverty Status** and Age, 2008

Receipt of Selected Vaccinations* Among Women Aged 18 and Older, by Poverty Status** and Age, 2008
Vaccine
Age Group
Percent of Women
Total
Less Than 100% of Poverty
100-199% of Poverty
200% or More of Poverty

*Having received the flu vaccine in the past 12 months; having ever received the pneumonia vaccine; and having ever received at least one dose of the three-dose hepatitis B vaccine.

**Poverty level, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, was $22,025 for a family of four in 2008.

Source II.1: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey

Flu 18-54 Years 25.0 19.9 18.0 27.9
55-64 Years 47.5 43.8 42.9 48.8
65 Years and Older 68.1 61.5 64.9 70.6
Pneumonia 18-54 Years 8.2 7.1 7.6 8.6
55-64 Years 23.1 34.9 24.5 21.5
65 Years and Older 62.9 52.8 60.4 65.5
Hepatitis B 18-54 Years 43.2 44.3 42.9 43.1
55-64 Years 23.3 17.3 19.2 24.8
65 Years and Older 9.4 7.7 6.8 10.7

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