Table 8_2_1-3

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 8_2_1.3
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received recommended hospital care, by State, 2006 and 2007a
State20072006
PercentSEPercentSE
Total84.00.177.60.1
Alabama81.00.974.01.0
Alaska82.72.874.32.7
Arizona82.00.973.91.1
Arkansas86.10.778.51.1
California79.90.671.70.6
Colorado84.91.080.11.1
Connecticut87.11.180.81.4
Delaware85.21.778.52.3
District of Columbia67.44.354.44.9
Florida83.80.574.90.6
Georgia80.70.772.40.8
Hawaii78.12.670.72.4
Idaho88.21.581.21.7
Illinois82.40.675.20.8
Indiana86.60.681.10.7
Iowa88.70.786.20.7
Kansas77.11.275.51.3
Kentucky84.80.779.90.7
Louisiana78.51.071.81.2
Maine90.60.983.41.2
Maryland83.61.076.91.1
Massachusetts86.40.780.40.8
Michigan86.60.680.80.8
Minnesota86.20.880.30.9
Mississippi78.11.373.21.4
Missouri84.70.778.30.8
Montana86.91.384.11.4
Nebraska87.71.084.41.1
Nevada76.12.068.22.2
New Hampshire92.90.685.61.2
New Jersey91.20.486.30.5
New Mexico77.81.571.21.6
New York85.30.478.60.6
North Carolina84.90.779.40.8
North Dakota87.01.982.22.0
Ohio87.80.482.00.5
Oklahoma83.31.078.51.0
Oregon83.01.176.11.3
Pennsylvania86.10.579.10.6
Rhode Island83.03.074.63.4
South Carolina86.90.780.90.8
South Dakota86.11.582.71.8
Tennessee85.30.679.50.7
Texas84.30.476.40.6
Utah84.71.479.11.4
Vermont92.21.284.71.4
Virginia86.40.777.30.8
Washington82.11.075.21.1
West Virginia82.91.178.21.0
Wisconsin89.00.685.00.6
Wyoming83.91.980.81.9

a Recommended hospital care for pneumonia includes collecting blood cultures before administering the first dose of antibiotics, administering the first dose of antibiotics within 4 hours of patient's arrival at the hospital, administering the recommended empirical antibiotic regimen consistent with current guidelines (excluding health care-associated patients), screening for influenza vaccine status and vaccinating prior to discharge for patients age 50 and over discharged during the winter, and screening for pneumococcal vaccine status and vaccinating prior to discharge for patients age 65 and over.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Hospital Compare.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_1-3: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_1-3.html