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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 8_2_1.2
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received recommended care practices,a by State, 2007-2009
 200920082007
StateNumberPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Totalb2,281,39992.90.0289.80.0287.00.02
Alabama43,98991.70.1388.90.1485.10.17
Alaska3,49391.00.4885.30.6084.30.71
Arizona32,22291.10.1688.00.1784.80.20
Arkansas32,96292.90.1490.50.1687.00.19
California199,43292.40.0688.90.0785.00.08
Colorado24,66591.20.1888.90.2086.40.24
Connecticut24,04193.10.1690.30.1888.70.21
Delaware6,21991.00.3689.00.4187.00.46
District of Columbia3,18177.60.7473.60.7670.10.79
Florida128,55994.70.0691.70.0887.30.09
Georgia63,65792.90.1089.20.1284.30.15
Hawaii9,52690.30.3084.20.3980.60.44
Idaho8,87393.60.2691.60.3088.70.38
Illinois98,98592.00.0989.00.0986.00.11
Indiana57,64992.90.1190.40.1288.60.14
Iowa27,96393.80.1492.80.1591.40.18
Kansas22,62689.70.2085.20.2282.60.27
Kentucky56,49992.50.1190.00.1287.50.15
Louisiana38,53890.50.1587.50.1683.70.19
Maine13,02095.60.1893.00.2290.30.27
Maryland41,27491.00.1487.90.1684.40.19
Massachusetts54,32892.90.1190.20.1387.60.15
Michigan83,42993.60.0891.00.1088.70.11
Minnesota33,83592.90.1490.90.1588.20.18
Mississippi28,07190.70.1787.00.2083.60.23
Missouri56,96193.00.1190.80.1188.40.13
Montana9,08192.30.2891.30.3089.00.35
Nebraska14,62793.40.2191.80.2189.80.25
Nevada10,24293.40.2587.20.3281.30.41
New Hampshire10,16695.40.2194.40.2292.80.27
New Jersey60,17295.00.0993.30.1092.00.11
New Mexico12,53789.00.2885.50.3080.40.36
New York123,93191.60.0888.90.0986.30.10
North Carolina75,46293.60.0991.10.1088.50.13
North Dakota7,40090.90.3389.70.3588.50.40
Ohio97,13693.70.0891.50.0988.50.10
Oklahoma42,09692.00.1389.50.1489.00.15
Oregon26,09891.80.1789.80.1886.60.22
Pennsylvania129,01093.70.0790.70.0888.10.09
Puerto Rico14,60457.60.4155.60.4154.50.45
Rhode Island7,04889.60.3688.60.3787.50.37
South Carolina36,90994.80.1292.40.1489.60.17
South Dakota7,62792.70.3091.00.3289.40.36
Tennessee71,28293.70.0990.30.1187.50.13
Texas163,51692.80.0689.70.0787.00.08
Utah11,33894.80.2191.80.2587.50.30
Vermont6,09995.20.2793.80.3292.70.37
Virginia51,19893.90.1191.40.1288.90.15
Washington37,94793.10.1389.00.1684.70.19
West Virginia28,58891.50.1690.20.1886.90.21
Wisconsin43,15794.10.1192.10.1390.00.15
Wyoming4,73591.20.4189.40.4388.70.47

a. Recommended hospital care practices for pneumonia includes collecting blood cultures before administering the first dose of antibiotics, administering the first dose of antibiotics within 6 hours of patient's arrival at the hospital, administering the recommended empirical antibiotic regimen consistent with current guidelines, screening for influenza vaccine status and vaccinating prior to discharge for patients age 50 and over discharged during the winter, and screening for pneumococcal vaccine status and vaccinating prior to discharge for patients age 65 and over.

b. 2009 data do not include data from the U.S. territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands); other years do not include Guam and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T8_2_1_2: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_1_2.html