Table 8_2_4-2

2010 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, by State, 2005-2008
 2008200720062005
StatePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total89.00.188.70.185.20.179.90.1
Alabama86.20.486.90.483.00.478.90.4
Alaska86.61.385.31.582.81.573.61.6
Arizona89.00.489.30.487.30.485.20.4
Arkansas87.40.486.60.483.60.578.30.4
California89.80.289.40.284.00.278.50.2
Colorado88.50.589.80.586.90.582.70.5
Connecticut92.50.591.70.588.90.578.10.6
Delaware92.80.991.80.987.61.085.70.9
District of Columbia87.11.488.41.384.51.280.51.2
Florida90.10.288.90.285.90.279.80.2
Georgia88.40.387.40.384.10.378.30.3
Hawaii86.30.986.10.980.10.976.80.9
Idaho92.70.790.40.888.40.883.20.9
Illinois87.80.388.40.385.20.378.10.2
Indiana87.40.388.10.385.30.381.30.3
Iowa89.70.490.10.488.30.583.00.5
Kansas85.70.687.00.581.80.675.70.5
Kentucky86.60.486.80.383.70.378.10.3
Louisiana85.00.582.90.579.90.574.60.4
Maine92.50.692.40.689.20.684.10.7
Maryland90.80.489.70.487.10.482.50.4
Massachusetts91.60.391.30.388.30.381.10.3
Michigan91.90.292.30.289.60.285.40.2
Minnesota89.30.489.20.485.20.480.90.4
Mississippi86.10.584.10.580.00.576.40.5
Missouri88.10.387.50.383.10.378.60.3
Montana90.60.788.50.885.50.883.40.8
Nebraska91.50.591.70.590.80.585.70.6
Nevada89.40.788.60.885.70.782.40.7
New Hampshire93.60.692.40.791.30.685.90.7
New Jersey91.90.391.80.388.80.382.50.3
New Mexico85.40.784.30.783.90.779.40.6
New York89.20.289.90.287.40.279.80.2
North Carolina89.40.389.50.386.30.380.10.3
North Dakota86.81.086.31.083.31.180.21.0
Ohio90.60.289.60.286.50.281.00.2
Oklahoma87.90.488.50.484.80.481.00.4
Oregon90.20.489.90.486.00.583.10.5
Pennsylvania90.30.289.50.285.30.279.90.2
Puerto Rico72.70.871.90.865.80.764.40.7
Rhode Island90.40.993.70.789.60.886.40.7
South Carolina89.30.488.80.485.30.479.90.4
South Dakota89.70.990.00.885.40.980.70.8
Tennessee87.80.386.90.384.10.379.20.3
Texas87.90.287.00.282.30.277.20.2
Utah90.60.690.00.686.60.683.50.6
Vermont94.30.893.20.989.81.084.01.0
Virginia90.30.389.80.386.00.381.50.3
Washington89.20.488.40.484.30.477.60.5
West Virginia86.70.587.40.585.10.579.10.5
Wisconsin91.80.390.90.388.80.485.10.3
Wyoming87.81.189.21.083.51.180.01.0

a Patients with health care-associated pneumonia were excluded from the denominator.

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_4-2: 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_4-2.html