Table 8_2_3-3

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_3.3
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received the initial antibiotic dose within 6 hours after arrival, by State, 2007a
StatePercentSE
Total93.30.2
Alabama92.30.9
Alaska94.32.0
Arizona91.31.2
Arkansas94.70.7
California92.20.6
Colorado95.20.7
Connecticut90.33.2
Delaware89.21.9
District of Columbia81.15.3
Florida91.60.6
Georgia90.61.0
Hawaii96.51.2
Idaho97.41.0
Illinois93.60.6
Indiana95.10.7
Iowa95.71.2
Kansas92.41.4
Kentucky94.50.6
Louisiana92.51.1
Maine96.50.7
Maryland92.70.9
Massachusetts94.40.8
Michigan94.80.7
Minnesota94.41.2
Mississippi92.21.2
Missouri92.11.1
Montana92.72.4
Nebraska97.20.9
Nevada90.81.7
New Hampshire97.30.7
New Jersey94.80.7
New Mexico91.21.4
New York92.40.6
North Carolina92.51.2
North Dakota96.21.5
Ohio95.10.4
Oklahoma94.90.6
Oregon95.60.7
Pennsylvania94.10.4
Rhode Island96.80.9
South Carolina93.90.7
South Dakota94.53.7
Tennessee94.50.6
Texas93.00.6
Utah95.21.5
Vermont98.30.8
Virginia93.80.7
Washington94.80.9
West Virginia91.71.2
Wisconsin97.50.4
Wyoming96.22.2

a Data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/Download/DownloadDB.asp in late April each year. Estimates are calculated using hospital-level scores.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_3-3: 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_3-3.html