Table 8_2_3-2

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_3.2
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received the initial antibiotic dose within 6 hours of hospital arrival, by State, 2007
 2007
StatePercentSE
Total82.70.1
Alabama82.30.4
Alaska80.61.5
Arizona79.40.4
Arkansas84.40.4
California81.50.2
Colorado83.70.5
Connecticut83.00.5
Delaware76.81.1
District of Columbia55.61.6
Florida80.20.2
Georgia79.60.3
Hawaii84.10.8
Idaho88.00.8
Illinois83.10.2
Indiana85.80.3
Iowa89.30.4
Kansas84.50.5
Kentucky82.10.3
Louisiana78.80.4
Maine87.90.6
Maryland80.30.4
Massachusetts82.40.3
Michigan85.40.2
Minnesota85.20.4
Mississippi80.30.5
Missouri83.50.3
Montana85.80.7
Nebraska90.90.5
Nevada78.10.9
New Hampshire87.90.7
New Jersey87.60.3
New Mexico77.10.7
New York79.70.2
North Carolina82.70.3
North Dakota86.80.8
Ohio84.30.2
Oklahoma84.80.3
Oregon85.70.5
Pennsylvania83.60.2
Puerto Rico50.20.8
Rhode Island85.70.8
South Carolina83.40.4
South Dakota88.90.7
Tennessee83.70.3
Texas81.70.2
Utah85.00.6
Vermont90.20.8
Virginia83.20.3
Washington82.70.4
West Virginia78.90.5
Wisconsin89.70.3
Wyoming89.20.9

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_3-2: 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_3-2.html