T8_2_4_2

2011 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,a by State, 2005-2009
 20092008200720062005
StateNumberPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Totalb362,17691.10.0589.00.0588.70.0585.20.0579.90.05
Alabama7,67188.00.3786.20.3786.90.3783.00.3778.90.35
Alaska70490.91.0886.61.2885.31.4882.81.4973.61.60
Arizona5,85791.10.3789.00.3989.30.3887.30.3885.20.37
Arkansas5,75390.10.3987.40.4386.60.4483.60.4678.30.43
California30,55891.50.1689.80.1789.40.1884.00.1878.50.18
Colorado4,28189.70.4688.50.4989.80.4786.90.5082.70.48
Connecticut3,29393.40.4392.50.4591.70.4688.90.5178.10.60
Delaware98792.00.8692.80.8991.80.8987.60.9685.70.92
District of Columbia53991.31.2287.11.4188.41.2684.51.2480.51.16
Florida20,67893.50.1790.10.2188.90.2185.90.2079.80.21
Georgia10,50491.30.2888.40.3287.40.3284.10.3178.30.31
Hawaii1,59689.20.7886.30.9486.10.9180.10.9476.80.87
Idaho1,53492.10.6992.70.6990.40.8288.40.8383.20.87
Illinois14,51688.80.2687.80.2688.40.2585.20.2678.10.24
Indiana9,22589.70.3287.40.3488.10.3385.30.3381.30.32
Iowa4,47290.90.4389.70.4490.10.4488.30.4583.00.45
Kansas3,60986.40.5785.70.5587.00.5481.80.5975.70.54
Kentucky9,45189.20.3286.60.3586.80.3583.70.3578.10.34
Louisiana6,08987.90.4285.00.4582.90.4579.90.4574.60.41
Maine1,99093.40.5692.50.5892.40.5989.20.6184.10.67
Maryland6,47791.60.3490.80.3689.70.3987.10.3882.50.36
Massachusetts8,39193.10.2891.60.3191.30.3088.30.3281.10.33
Michigan13,32693.20.2291.90.2392.30.2289.60.2485.40.24
Minnesota5,42590.70.4089.30.4189.20.4285.20.4480.90.41
Mississippi4,85687.50.4786.10.4984.10.5280.00.5276.40.47
Missouri8,83790.00.3288.10.3287.50.3383.10.3578.60.33
Montana1,59189.60.7690.60.7488.50.7985.50.8383.40.79
Nebraska2,36790.70.6091.50.5491.70.5490.80.5485.70.55
Nevada1,77192.60.6289.40.7488.60.7785.70.7182.40.67
New Hampshire1,57194.30.5993.60.6192.40.6591.30.6385.90.70
New Jersey9,14293.50.2691.90.2891.80.2888.80.2982.50.30
New Mexico2,34089.70.6385.40.7184.30.7283.90.6579.40.63
New York18,38391.20.2189.20.2389.90.2287.40.2279.80.22
North Carolina11,83891.00.2689.40.2889.50.2986.30.2980.10.29
North Dakota1,10286.61.0386.81.0186.31.0583.31.0780.20.99
Ohio15,75591.30.2290.60.2389.60.2386.50.2381.00.22
Oklahoma7,03390.20.3587.90.3788.50.3784.80.3981.00.37
Oregon4,39690.20.4590.20.4489.90.4486.00.5183.10.51
Pennsylvania19,13392.40.1990.30.2189.50.2185.30.2379.90.22
Puerto Rico3,37371.60.7872.70.7971.90.8265.80.7564.40.66
Rhode Island1,07191.90.8490.40.9093.70.6789.60.7586.40.75
South Carolina5,61092.70.3589.30.4088.80.4085.30.4279.90.41
South Dakota1,21390.00.8689.70.8590.00.8285.40.8980.70.83
Tennessee11,59290.80.2787.80.3086.90.3184.10.3079.20.29
Texas26,04290.00.1987.90.2087.00.1982.30.2277.20.20
Utah2,27992.20.5690.60.6190.00.5886.60.6183.50.61
Vermont1,00693.20.7994.30.7793.20.8589.80.9584.01.03
Virginia8,12292.50.2990.30.3389.80.3486.00.3481.50.33
Washington6,08992.40.3489.20.3988.40.4084.30.4577.60.45
West Virginia4,66289.00.4686.70.5087.40.4885.10.4779.10.46
Wisconsin6,55892.80.3291.80.3390.90.3488.80.3585.10.34
Wyoming89190.80.9787.81.0689.21.0183.51.0780.01.04

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

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_4_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_4_2.html