Table 8_2_3-1

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_3.1
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received the initial antibiotic dose within 6 hours of hospital arrival, United States, 2007 and 2008
  20082007
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 93.50.093.30.0
GenderMale93.90.093.60.1
Female93.10.093.00.1
RaceWhite94.30.094.20.0
Black91.00.190.70.1
Hispanic88.40.288.10.2
AI/AN90.50.590.10.6
Asian93.10.393.40.3
AgeUnder 6592.50.192.10.1
65-7493.70.193.50.1
75-8494.10.194.00.1
85 and over94.20.194.30.1

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

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

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_3-1: 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_3-1.html