Advances in Preventive Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

An Analysis of Language as a Barrier to Receiving Influenza Vaccinations among an Elderly Hispanic Population in the United States

Table 3

Adjusted logistic regression modeling the odds of receiving recommended influenza vaccinations for self-identified Hispanic persons aged 65 years and older and choosing Spanish for a health interview in the United States, 2005–2007. βˆ—

200520062007
𝑛 = 3 3 3 0 𝑛 = 3 9 4 9 𝑛 = 5 1 2 5

LanguageOdds Ratio, (95% C.I.)Odds Ratio, (95% C.I.)Odds Ratio, (95% C.I.)
Spanish0.67, (0.48–0.96)0.53, (0.38–0.72)0.50, (0.38–0.65)
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Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
βˆ— Logistic regression model controlling for age, sex, education, and health care coverage and having a personal health care provider.

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