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Table 1.88b: Percentage of patients age 50 years or older who received influenza vaccine in the hospital, or had a documentation that the influenza vaccine was administered prior to arrival during the current flu season, or influenza vaccine was contraindicated because of allergy to the vaccine, or the patient refused, by State, 2000-2001 and 2002

  2002 2000-2001
State Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
United States 27.67 1.21 26.22 1.20
Alabama 23.36 3.64 25.68 2.74
Alaska 34.48 3.62 29.85 3.98
Arizona 34.93 3.97 36.88 2.79
Arkansas 19.23 3.18 12.10 1.95
California 14.18 2.96 12.01 1.94
Colorado 24.12 3.30 30.19 2.62
Connecticut 24.69 3.41 34.47 2.79
Delaware 23.57 3.41 21.55 2.45
District of Columbia 8.73 2.53 26.87 2.72
Florida 18.25 3.32 14.39 2.11
Georgia 19.26 3.42 13.90 2.16
Hawaii 37.58 3.89 23.05 2.58
Idaho 40.13 3.94 24.33 2.49
Illinois 27.14 3.76 20.73 2.45
Indiana 36.00 3.95 36.17 2.87
Iowa 38.56 3.96 32.64 2.77
Kansas 26.71 3.69 29.89 2.74
Kentucky 24.62 3.81 22.14 2.53
Louisiana 18.05 3.36 6.60 1.47
Maine 28.48 3.70 39.22 2.80
Maryland 32.69 3.78 31.07 2.78
Massachusetts 19.23 3.18 18.81 2.25
Michigan 34.53 4.06 28.47 2.70
Minnesota 42.21 4.01 32.51 2.79
Mississippi 21.88 3.68 13.73 2.26
Missouri 36.24 3.96 27.90 2.71
Montana 31.93 3.64 30.34 2.71
Nebraska 27.59 3.74 28.21 2.70
Nevada 19.86 3.38 22.30 2.51
New Hampshire 19.21 3.23 31.88 2.71
New Jersey 36.71 3.86 34.52 2.85
New Mexico 23.97 3.56 25.78 2.59
New York 28.87 3.83 36.64 2.99
North Carolina 24.63 3.75 19.93 2.39
North Dakota 30.82 3.85 33.46 2.89
Ohio 30.66 3.97 29.86 2.71
Oklahoma 37.14 4.11 27.27 2.75
Oregon 21.99 3.51 32.87 2.77
Pennsylvania 19.31 3.30 21.88 2.44
Puerto Rico 10.37 2.64 36.86 3.03
Rhode Island 32.53 3.66 21.77 2.52
South Carolina 32.64 3.93 14.55 2.13
South Dakota 38.10 4.03 21.64 2.37
Tennessee 28.06 3.84 24.28 2.59
Texas 22.56 3.65 16.61 2.27
Utah 52.80 3.96 51.53 2.92
Vermont 19.53 3.07 33.11 2.76
Virginia 18.95 3.19 21.21 2.38
Washington 24.52 3.48 23.65 2.48
West Virginia 40.43 4.16 35.13 2.87
Wisconsin 29.37 3.84 29.03 2.73
Wyoming 27.39 3.58 17.73 2.59

a Applies only to patients discharged during/around the flu season (October through March).

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

 

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