Table 8_2_2-1

2010 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_2.1
Hospital patients with pneumonia who had blood cultures collected before antibiotics were administered, United States, 2005-2008
  2008200720062005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 92.90.090.80.090.00.082.90.0
GenderMale93.00.191.00.190.10.183.20.1
Female92.80.190.60.189.90.182.50.1
RaceWhite93.40.091.40.090.60.183.50.1
Black91.40.188.90.188.10.180.60.1
Hispanic90.10.287.90.286.70.279.20.2
AI/AN89.70.588.70.688.80.683.70.6
Asian92.50.390.30.390.30.383.90.4
AgeUnder 6591.70.189.30.188.40.180.70.1
65-7493.20.191.10.190.10.183.10.1
75-8493.70.191.70.191.00.184.10.1
85 and over93.70.192.00.191.20.184.70.1

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_2-1: 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_2-1.html