Table 8_2_1-2

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 8_2_1.2
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received recommended hospital care, by State, 2007-2008a
 20082007
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total89.80.0287.00.02
Alabama88.90.185.10.2
Alaska85.30.684.30.7
Arizona88.00.284.80.2
Arkansas90.50.287.00.2
California88.90.185.00.1
Colorado88.90.286.40.2
Connecticut90.30.288.70.2
Delaware89.00.487.00.5
District of Columbia73.60.870.10.8
Florida91.70.187.30.1
Georgia89.20.184.30.2
Hawaii84.20.480.60.4
Idaho91.60.388.70.4
Illinois89.00.186.00.1
Indiana90.40.188.60.1
Iowa92.80.191.40.2
Kansas85.20.282.60.3
Kentucky90.00.187.50.1
Louisiana87.50.283.70.2
Maine93.00.290.30.3
Maryland87.90.284.40.2
Massachusetts90.20.187.60.1
Michigan91.00.188.70.1
Minnesota90.90.288.20.2
Mississippi87.00.283.60.2
Missouri90.80.188.40.1
Montana91.30.389.00.4
Nebraska91.80.289.80.3
Nevada87.20.381.30.4
New Hampshire94.40.292.80.3
New Jersey93.30.192.00.1
New Mexico85.50.380.40.4
New York88.90.186.30.1
North Carolina91.10.188.50.1
North Dakota89.70.388.50.4
Ohio91.50.188.50.1
Oklahoma89.50.189.00.2
Oregon89.80.286.60.2
Pennsylvania90.70.188.10.1
Puerto Rico55.60.454.50.4
Rhode Island88.60.487.50.4
South Carolina92.40.189.60.2
South Dakota91.00.389.40.4
Tennessee90.30.187.50.1
Texas89.70.187.00.1
Utah91.80.287.50.3
Vermont93.80.392.70.4
Virginia91.40.188.90.1
Washington89.00.284.70.2
West Virginia90.20.286.90.2
Wisconsin92.10.190.00.1
Wyoming89.40.488.70.5

a Recommended hospital care for pneumonia includes collecting blood cultures before administering the first dose of antibiotics, administering the first dose of antibiotics within 6 hours of patient�s arrival at the hospital, administering the recommended empirical antibiotic regimen consistent with current guidelines, screening for influenza vaccine status and vaccinating prior to discharge for patients age 50 and over discharged during the winter, and screening for pneumococcal vaccine status and vaccinating prior to discharge for patients age 65 and over.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_1-2: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_1-2.html