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Table 1 Pneumococcal vaccination coverages at the end of 2003 in people 65 years or older in Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain) according to age groups and gender.

From: Evolution of vaccination rates after the implementation of a free systematic pneumococcal vaccination in Catalonian older adults: 4-years follow-up

Gender Male Female Difference (male-female) Overall population
Age groups % % % (95% CI) P-value % (95% CI)
65–69 yrs (n = 3189) 37.5 41.1 -3.6 (-7.0 to -0.2) 0.040 39.3 (37.6 to 41.0)
70–74 yrs (n = 2814) 55.8 54.4 1.4 (-2.5 to 5.3) 0.453 55.1 (53.3 to 56.9)
75–79 yrs (n = 2183) 65.9 57.3 8.6 (4.5 to 12.7) 0.001 61.6 (59.6 to 63.6)
80–84 yrs (n = 1335) 66.7 60.6 6.1 (0.7 to 11.5) 0.027 63.6 (60.8 to 66.4)
85–89 yrs (n = 609) 65.8 62.8 3.0 (-6.3 to 12.3) 0.469 64.3 (60.5 to 68.1)
90 or more yrs (n = 280) 54.5 54.6 -0.1 (-12.2 to 12.0) 0.980 54.5 (48.7 to 60.3)
Overall (N = 10,410) 53.4 52.7 0.7 (-1.2 to 2.6) 0.481 53.1 (52.2 to 54.9)