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Table 3 Pneumococcal vaccination coverages at December 31, 2003 according to the presence or absence of certain diseases or risk factors (DRF) for pneumonia among people 65 years or older in Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain).

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

VARIABLES Percent vaccinated among those with DRF Percent vaccinated among those without DRF Odds Ratio*
  % (95% CI) % (95% CI) OR (95%CI) P-value
Chronic lung disease 63.5 (60.8–66.2) 51.8 (50.8–52.8) 1.57 (1.38–1.79) <0.001
Diabetes mellitus 65.9 (64.0–67.8) 49.6 (48.5–50.7) 1.52 (1.38–1.67) <0.001
Active neoplasia 64.8 (59.3–70.3) 52.8 (51.8–53.8) 1.62 (1.24–2.10) <0.001
Immunocompromise 63.1 (60.6–65.6) 51.7 (50.7–52.7) 1.56 (1.38–1.76) <0.001
Chronic heart disease 63.0 (60.4–65.6) 51.8 (50.8–52.8) 1.48 (1.30–1.68) <0.001
Chronic nephropathy 62.7 (58.0–67.4) 52.7 (51.8–53.7) 1.37 (1.11–1.71) 0.004
Stroke 63.7 (58.5–68.9) 52.8 (51.8–53.7) 1.41 (1.11–1.80) 0.005
Chronic liver disease 53.1 (46.6–59.6) 53.1 (52.1–54.1) 0.96 (0.72–1.29) 0.812
High alcohol consumption 54.5 (48.8–60.2) 53.1 (52.1–54.1) 1.13 (0.88–1.46) 0.319
Smoking 48.7 (45.6–51.8) 53.5 (52.5–54.5) 0.87 (0.75–1.01) 0.073
  1. *Odds Ratio (OR) were calculated for those people who received the pneumococcal vaccination.