Table 8_2_6-3

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_6.3
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received pneumococcal screening or vaccination, by State, 2004 and 2007a
State20072004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total75.40.342.70.4
Alabama71.12.550.52.9
Alaska72.36.758.79.7
Arizona73.12.257.13.1
Arkansas79.41.938.53.3
California67.81.522.41.4
Colorado75.32.550.64.2
Connecticut82.82.854.13.7
Delaware78.05.542.84.5
District of Columbia40.16.4**
Florida77.61.438.31.6
Georgia69.91.834.02.4
Hawaii59.96.938.16.6
Idaho80.24.155.54.9
Illinois71.31.638.52.2
Indiana81.91.552.72.7
Iowa83.91.758.93.1
Kansas61.32.943.83.5
Kentucky78.81.744.82.7
Louisiana65.92.740.12.8
Maine85.42.731.15.3
Maryland75.92.749.33.6
Massachusetts80.11.930.43.2
Michigan78.31.750.52.4
Minnesota77.82.047.63.3
Mississippi65.13.332.13.3
Missouri78.81.644.92.5
Montana80.13.753.46.6
Nebraska74.72.656.34.0
Nevada61.34.832.25.5
New Hampshire89.41.636.34.9
New Jersey88.41.166.02.1
New Mexico65.93.133.74.6
New York78.31.250.01.9
North Carolina78.01.944.82.8
North Dakota79.64.045.26.8
Ohio81.61.245.92.2
Oklahoma72.82.758.92.9
Oregon72.72.743.13.9
Pennsylvania80.01.232.72.0
Rhode Island69.28.357.77.5
South Carolina81.72.049.43.0
South Dakota78.53.657.56.3
Tennessee77.61.749.22.4
Texas76.81.237.81.6
Utah74.73.936.74.4
Vermont89.63.138.66.9
Virginia79.12.045.22.9
Washington73.02.131.13.3
West Virginia74.72.658.22.8
Wisconsin82.01.351.52.6
Wyoming76.33.952.96.1

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_6-3: 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_6-3.html