Table 8_2_3-2

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_3.2
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received the initial antibiotic dose within 4 hours of hospital arrival, by State, 2005 and 2006
State20062005
PercentSEPercentSE
United Statesa79.71.076.41.1
Alabama79.40.475.50.4
Alaska74.11.777.01.6
Arizona74.40.470.90.4
Arkansas81.80.479.10.4
California76.60.272.90.2
Colorado82.70.579.70.5
Connecticut81.40.578.50.5
Delaware72.91.273.71.1
District of Columbia55.21.352.01.3
Florida74.00.269.20.2
Georgia75.90.371.70.3
Hawaii78.10.976.40.8
Idaho84.30.881.30.8
Illinois80.90.278.10.2
Indiana83.60.380.80.3
Iowa87.50.485.00.4
Kansas82.70.580.80.5
Kentucky80.50.377.40.3
Louisiana76.50.474.00.4
Maine85.10.682.70.6
Maryland75.10.468.50.4
Massachusetts78.60.376.40.3
Michigan82.50.377.90.3
Minnesota82.90.480.20.4
Mississippi78.80.573.80.5
Missouri81.20.378.10.3
Montana87.40.783.90.8
Nebraska89.70.587.60.5
Nevada70.80.867.30.8
New Hampshire84.20.778.60.8
New Jersey84.10.381.00.3
New Mexico74.20.770.90.7
New York76.60.270.50.2
North Carolina79.00.376.40.3
North Dakota87.60.885.60.8
Ohio82.10.277.50.2
Oklahoma83.80.381.30.4
Oregon81.40.578.90.5
Pennsylvania79.50.273.70.2
Puerto Rico46.00.843.60.7
Rhode Island84.70.780.50.8
South Carolina80.90.475.70.4
South Dakota88.70.787.90.7
Tennessee81.10.377.20.3
Texas78.00.271.90.2
Utah83.90.680.20.6
Vermont85.31.082.61.0
Virginia77.30.373.70.3
Washington79.10.476.30.4
West Virginia79.10.573.60.5
Wisconsin87.90.384.40.3
Wyoming86.10.979.91.1

a The estimate is based on State-level estimates.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_3-2: 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_3-2.html