Table 8_2_4-2

2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 8_2_4.2
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received the initial antibiotic consistent with current recommendations,a by State, 2005 and 2007
 20072005
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total88.70.179.90.1
Alabama86.90.478.90.4
Alaska85.31.573.61.6
Arizona89.30.485.20.4
Arkansas86.60.478.30.4
California89.40.278.50.2
Colorado89.80.582.70.5
Connecticut91.70.578.10.6
Delaware91.80.985.70.9
District of Columbia88.41.380.51.2
Florida88.90.279.80.2
Georgia87.40.378.30.3
Hawaii86.10.976.80.9
Idaho90.40.883.20.9
Illinois88.40.378.10.2
Indiana88.10.381.30.3
Iowa90.10.483.00.5
Kansas87.00.575.70.5
Kentucky86.80.378.10.3
Louisiana82.90.574.60.4
Maine92.40.684.10.7
Maryland89.70.482.50.4
Massachusetts91.30.381.10.3
Michigan92.30.285.40.2
Minnesota89.20.480.90.4
Mississippi84.10.576.40.5
Missouri87.50.378.60.3
Montana88.50.883.40.8
Nebraska91.70.585.70.6
Nevada88.60.882.40.7
New Hampshire92.40.785.90.7
New Jersey91.80.382.50.3
New Mexico84.30.779.40.6
New York89.90.279.80.2
North Carolina89.50.380.10.3
North Dakota86.31.080.21.0
Ohio89.60.281.00.2
Oklahoma88.50.481.00.4
Oregon89.90.483.10.5
Pennsylvania89.50.279.90.2
Puerto Rico71.90.864.40.7
Rhode Island93.70.786.40.7
South Carolina88.80.479.90.4
South Dakota90.00.880.70.8
Tennessee86.90.379.20.3
Texas87.00.277.20.2
Utah90.00.683.50.6
Vermont93.20.984.01.0
Virginia89.80.381.50.3
Washington88.40.477.60.5
West Virginia87.40.579.10.5
Wisconsin90.90.385.10.3
Wyoming89.21.080.01.0

a Excluded patients with health care-associated pneumonia from the denominator.

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_4-2: 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_4-2.html