T17_2_4_3

2011 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 17_2_4.3
Admissions for bacterial pneumoniaa per 100,000 population,b age 18 and over, by State, 2000, 2004, 2007, and 2008
 2008200720042000
StateRateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total338.47.1359.67.0387.57.2417.77.6
Arizona260.42.3267.02.4326.62.8326.53.1
Arkansas531.14.7541.34.8544.94.9DNCDNC
California252.21.0253.81.0301.71.1337.21.2
Colorado280.63.6284.93.0275.93.1299.53.3
Connecticut285.53.2322.33.3364.73.6371.73.6
Florida251.71.2273.71.3307.81.4323.91.5
Georgia337.32.3375.32.5435.82.8478.63.0
Hawaii209.94.3229.64.6275.25.5255.35.4
Illinois365.82.0390.22.0406.02.0433.22.1
Indiana430.63.0424.12.9441.83.0DNCDNC
Iowa420.93.9410.33.9404.93.9422.94.0
Kansas469.74.8475.74.9468.94.9501.85.2
Kentucky531.34.1593.84.3627.44.4668.74.9
Louisiana458.54.3DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC
Maine313.05.1321.45.1DNCDNC392.16.1
Maryland282.02.6256.22.4304.32.7351.63.1
Massachusetts332.02.5368.52.7383.82.7416.52.8
Michigan309.92.0336.42.1372.72.2389.82.3
Minnesota286.02.8308.83.0315.03.1DNCDNC
Missouri432.23.0434.13.0470.83.2453.93.2
Nebraska443.15.7441.55.6410.05.8DNCDNC
Nevada298.94.0319.64.2357.54.9DNCDNC
New Hampshire323.45.5330.15.5340.65.8DNCDNC
New Jersey280.02.0307.82.1351.12.2384.92.4
New York281.01.3308.71.4361.41.5390.81.6
North Carolina305.02.1344.72.3390.42.5417.62.7
Ohio389.62.1413.62.2423.72.2DNCDNC
Oklahoma516.44.2554.94.4DNCDNCDNCDNC
Oregon264.53.0269.43.0279.13.1293.23.2
Pennsylvania340.31.8DNCDNCDNCDNC412.12.0
Rhode Island348.66.1351.26.1384.76.3DNCDNC
South Carolina310.03.0357.23.3377.93.7430.64.2
South Dakota599.012.8571.111.7564.511.4DNCDNC
Tennessee486.63.4545.53.7585.53.6603.03.8
Texas347.11.8412.12.0408.92.5431.82.6
Utah257.24.1280.54.4321.34.9326.35.1
Vermont367.48.2352.48.0346.68.2DNCDNC
Virginia267.32.1291.32.3334.82.5382.32.8
Washington225.92.1249.72.3260.82.4293.72.6
West Virginia531.15.6533.45.7638.76.4625.96.3
Wisconsin293.22.5310.82.6308.62.6330.12.8
Wyoming433.010.4427.110.4DNCDNCDNCDNC

a. Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Prevention Quality Indicators (PQI) software, bacterial pneumonia must be the principal diagnosis. Excludes admissions for sickle cell disease and transfers from other institutions.

b. Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. resident population for 2000 as the U.S. standard population.

DNC - Data were not collected.

Key: SE: Standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) databases and AHRQ Quality Indicators, modified version 4.1.� State estimates are from the State Inpatient Databases (SID), and not all States participate in HCUP.� Estimates for the total United States are from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, which is drawn from the SID and weighted to give national estimates.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T17_2_4_3: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/17_utilization/T17_2_4_3.html