T8_2_6_1

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_6.1
Hospital patients age 65 and over with pneumonia who received a pneumococcal screening or vaccination, United States,a 2005-2009
  20092008200720062005
Population groupNumberPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 497,97592.00.0487.70.0482.50.0574.30.0661.20.07
GenderMale230,25291.90.0687.60.0782.40.0874.40.1061.50.10
Female267,68592.10.0587.70.0682.60.0774.30.1061.00.10
Race/ethnicityWhite408,01592.70.0489.00.0584.20.0576.50.1063.90.10
Black39,13888.60.1682.50.1875.50.2165.30.3049.10.30
Hispanic25,62690.00.1979.30.2472.70.2661.70.3044.70.30
American Indian/Alaska Native2,64087.50.6481.20.7178.40.7768.80.9057.21.10
Asian9,88489.10.3181.50.3873.20.4660.50.5045.70.60
Age65-74167,26391.80.0787.40.0882.20.0974.60.1061.90.10
75-84194,66592.50.0688.40.0783.50.0875.40.1062.60.10
85 and over136,04791.50.0886.90.0981.40.1072.50.1058.50.10

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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T8_2_6_1: 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_6_1.html