Table 8_2_6-1

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_6.1
Hospital patients age 65 and over with pneumonia who received a pneumococcal screening or vaccination, United States, 2005-2008
  2008200720062005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 87.70.082.50.174.30.161.20.1
GenderMale87.60.182.40.174.40.161.50.1
Female87.70.182.60.174.30.161.00.1
RaceWhite89.00.084.20.176.50.163.90.1
Black82.50.275.50.265.30.349.10.3
Hispanic79.30.272.70.361.70.344.70.3
AI/AN81.20.778.40.868.80.957.21.1
Asian81.50.473.20.560.50.545.70.6
Age65-7487.40.182.20.174.60.161.90.1
75-8488.40.183.50.175.40.162.60.1
85 and over86.90.181.40.172.50.158.50.1

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_6-1: 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_6-1.html