Table 8_2_3-3

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_3.3
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received the initial antibiotic dose within 6 hours after arrival, by State, 2007 and 2008a
 20082007
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total92.90.193.30.2
Alabama92.10.692.30.9
Alaska92.31.994.32.0
Arizona91.20.791.31.2
Arkansas94.80.794.70.7
California92.10.592.20.6
Colorado93.90.795.20.7
Connecticut94.30.790.33.2
Delaware94.41.889.21.9
District of Columbia80.45.681.15.3
Florida92.10.791.60.6
Georgia91.20.890.61.0
Hawaii93.51.496.51.2
Idaho93.91.297.41.0
Illinois93.40.593.60.6
Indiana94.80.595.10.7
Iowa93.81.295.71.2
Kansas91.91.092.41.4
Kentucky93.50.694.50.6
Louisiana90.81.092.51.1
Maine95.50.696.50.7
Maryland92.30.792.70.9
Massachusetts95.20.494.40.8
Michigan94.90.594.80.7
Minnesota94.70.694.41.2
Mississippi92.00.992.21.2
Missouri92.50.792.11.1
Montana93.51.592.72.4
Nebraska95.60.897.20.9
Nevada91.51.290.81.7
New Hampshire96.40.797.30.7
New Jersey94.60.694.80.7
New Mexico89.91.691.21.4
New York92.40.592.40.6
North Carolina93.30.592.51.2
North Dakota96.00.996.21.5
Ohio94.20.595.10.4
Oklahoma93.10.794.90.6
Oregon95.70.595.60.7
Pennsylvania93.70.494.10.4
Rhode Island94.41.196.80.9
South Carolina93.90.693.90.7
South Dakota94.62.294.53.7
Tennessee93.20.694.50.6
Texas92.20.593.00.6
Utah94.30.895.21.5
Vermont97.90.698.30.8
Virginia93.90.593.80.7
Washington93.00.894.80.9
West Virginia91.60.891.71.2
Wisconsin96.00.497.50.4
Wyoming95.11.496.22.2

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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_3-3: 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_3-3.html