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Table 4 Estimates of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine coverage in the United States from the 2005 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey.

From: Patterns of pneumococcal vaccination and revaccination in elderly and non-elderly adults: a Vaccine Safety Datalink study

Group Age
(years)
% ever had pneumonia shot  
   All Diabetes*
All 25–29 10 29
  30–34 9 17
  35–39 10 27
  40–44 10 30
  45–49 11 30
  50–54 14 34
  55–59 21 41
  60–64 30 48
  65+ 64 69
White, Non-Hispanic 18–64 14 40
  65+ 67 75
Black, Non-Hispanic 18–64 16 33
  65+ 50 55
Hispanic 18–64 13 23
  65+ 42 47
Has health care coverage 18–64 14 38
  65+ 64 70
Does not have health care coverage 18–64 13 27
  65+ 42 52
  1. Data from the WEAT: Web Enabled Analysis Tool available at http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/s_broker/htmsql.exe/weat/Freq_analysis.hsql.
  2. * Ever told have diabetes (excluding pregnancy)