Table 8_2_3-1

2009 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_3.1
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received the initial antibiotic dose within 6 hours of hospital arrival, United States, 2007
  2007
Population groupPercentSE
Total 82.70.1
GenderMale83.70.1
Female81.80.1
RaceWhite84.00.1
Black77.80.2
Hispanic76.10.2
Native American78.80.7
Asian83.40.4
AgeUnder 6580.60.1
65–7483.30.1
75–8483.90.1
85 and over84.20.1

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_3-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_3-1.html