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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_2.2
Hospital patients with pneumonia who had blood cultures collected before antibiotics were administered, by State, 2005-2009
 20092008200720062005
StateNumberPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Totala501,04194.80.0392.90.0490.80.0490.00.0482.90.05
Alabama8,53195.30.2393.10.2789.70.3288.60.3379.60.35
Alaska82493.40.8690.41.0492.41.0391.91.0887.41.22
Arizona6,97993.60.2990.80.3488.10.3887.30.3678.50.41
Arkansas6,19595.00.2893.10.3191.30.3691.60.3584.40.37
California47,27794.10.1192.40.1290.50.1489.30.1482.00.16
Colorado5,54995.10.2993.90.3391.60.4091.70.3983.20.46
Connecticut5,71594.70.3091.10.3790.60.3889.80.3984.10.43
Delaware1,43692.90.6889.70.8587.70.9385.00.9778.71.02
District of Columbia70586.01.3182.91.4580.51.3682.81.1170.81.17
Florida29,17195.90.1294.20.1489.80.1788.30.1782.30.18
Georgia14,18695.00.1892.90.2290.00.2689.20.2580.70.28
Hawaii2,27693.50.5289.70.6787.80.7688.30.6984.00.71
Idaho1,88697.00.3995.00.5494.00.5992.90.6385.90.81
Illinois22,13195.60.1493.40.1691.90.1791.20.1883.90.20
Indiana11,85294.10.2292.90.2392.10.2691.00.2683.50.30
Iowa5,38496.10.2695.40.2894.40.3293.80.3385.30.40
Kansas3,93295.30.3494.30.3693.50.4294.30.4084.80.47
Kentucky10,94894.20.2292.80.2490.90.2889.90.2882.30.30
Louisiana7,79594.40.2692.10.3089.10.3489.10.3480.40.36
Maine2,82194.20.4490.00.5789.60.5988.40.5783.00.64
Maryland9,57391.30.2989.80.3186.90.3787.00.3382.80.33
Massachusetts11,55993.60.2391.90.2689.50.2989.80.2681.50.31
Michigan18,36995.10.1693.20.1891.30.2089.90.2083.40.23
Minnesota6,37194.80.2894.00.3092.30.3391.80.3482.80.39
Mississippi5,26595.00.3093.40.3392.10.3790.20.4083.40.42
Missouri11,77296.20.1894.90.1992.20.2491.60.2484.10.28
Montana1,56295.10.5593.30.6591.20.7791.90.6887.00.74
Nebraska2,35396.40.3896.20.3894.80.4495.20.4186.50.50
Nevada2,33693.30.5290.10.6086.10.7482.50.7469.40.78
New Hampshire2,32395.60.4394.70.4692.70.5591.60.5682.70.72
New Jersey15,01796.70.1595.50.1793.60.2094.00.1890.10.21
New Mexico2,84391.20.5388.70.5887.10.6288.70.5581.90.60
New York29,83093.70.1490.70.1788.40.1987.50.1881.50.19
North Carolina17,05295.20.1693.30.2091.50.2390.60.2284.00.25
North Dakota1,35395.30.5792.40.7393.60.7294.40.6783.90.89
Ohio21,84195.60.1494.00.1691.50.1891.30.1783.80.19
Oklahoma8,50394.80.2493.10.2692.30.2892.00.2985.00.33
Oregon5,75594.40.3092.30.3591.90.3891.20.4182.30.50
Pennsylvania28,74795.00.1393.20.1591.60.1790.90.1684.20.19
Puerto Rico2,56170.70.9070.70.9268.30.9370.40.7765.40.66
Rhode Island1,59194.80.5593.50.6091.20.6289.90.6182.90.75
South Carolina8,40396.00.2194.80.2491.20.3291.80.3084.60.35
South Dakota98693.80.7793.00.7793.30.7693.60.7482.90.79
Tennessee15,05795.80.1693.90.1992.10.2389.30.2481.20.27
Texas36,47494.90.1292.90.1390.70.1589.60.1682.40.18
Utah2,35495.00.4593.60.4989.20.5990.30.5482.10.59
Vermont1,27095.50.5896.20.5693.80.7192.60.7786.00.95
Virginia11,87594.90.2094.10.2291.90.2590.80.2684.20.29
Washington8,53594.70.2492.80.2890.50.3291.10.3284.40.35
West Virginia6,35193.80.3092.80.3390.20.3990.20.3780.90.44
Wisconsin9,13395.90.2194.70.2394.30.2493.90.2586.70.30
Wyoming99593.50.7888.31.0090.40.9389.20.9982.91.09

a. 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.

 

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