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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.96b
Percent of Medicare pneumonia patients, age 50 years and older, discharged during October-February who were screened for influenza vaccine status and were vaccinated prior to discharge, if indicated, by State, 2002 and 2003
  2003 2002
State Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
         
United States 33.4 1.4 27.7 1.2
         
Alabama 40.7 4.5 23.4 3.6
Alaska 33.9 4.3 34.5 3.6
Arizona 39.0 4.2 34.9 4.0
Arkansas 23.7 3.6 19.2 3.2
California 14.0 3.1 14.2 3.0
Colorado 38.2 4.1 24.1 3.3
Connecticut 30.7 4.0 24.7 3.4
Delaware 31.9 4.0 23.6 3.4
District of Columbia 8.3 2.4 8.7 2.5
Florida 32.5 4.3 18.2 3.3
Georgia 17.2 3.5 19.3 3.4
Hawaii 34.8 4.1 37.6 3.9
Idaho 37.9 4.1 40.1 3.9
Illinois 33.9 4.3 27.1 3.8
Indiana 48.2 4.3 36.0 3.9
Iowa 43.6 4.1 38.6 4.0
Kansas 32.4 4.0 26.7 3.7
Kentucky 38.0 4.2 24.6 3.8
Louisiana 26.0 3.9 18.0 3.4
Maine 29.6 4.1 28.5 3.7
Maryland 39.6 4.0 32.7 3.8
Massachusetts 19.9 3.4 19.2 3.2
Michigan 39.8 4.3 34.5 4.1
Minnesota 41.3 4.4 42.2 4.0
Mississippi 26.8 4.0 21.9 3.7
Missouri 40.8 4.2 36.2 4.0
Montana 32.8 4.1 31.9 3.6
Nebraska 46.0 4.3 27.6 3.7
Nevada 20.4 3.4 19.9 3.4
New Hampshire 27.9 3.8 19.2 3.2
New Jersey 44.5 4.6 36.7 3.9
New Mexico 29.0 4.4 24.0 3.6
New York 32.3 4.2 28.9 3.8
North Carolina 25.6 3.9 24.6 3.7
North Dakota 40.1 4.1 30.8 3.8
Ohio 27.7 4.1 30.7 4.0
Oklahoma 54.9 4.2 37.1 4.1
Oregon 31.9 4.0 22.0 3.5
Pennsylvania 31.1 3.8 19.3 3.3
Puerto Rico 13.5 3.4 10.4 2.6
Rhode Island 32.1 4.1 32.5 3.7
South Carolina 39.8 4.5 32.6 3.9
South Dakota 51.0 4.1 38.1 4.0
Tennessee 34.2 4.5 28.1 3.8
Texas 27.3 4.1 22.6 3.7
Utah 51.1 4.4 52.8 4.0
Vermont 30.2 3.8 19.5 3.1
Virginia 30.3 4.2 19.0 3.2
Washington 24.1 3.6 24.5 3.5
West Virginia 40.0 4.3 40.4 4.2
Wisconsin 43.8 4.2 29.4 3.8
Wyoming 34.8 4.5 27.4 3.6
         

a Documentation of screening and administration of influenza vaccine for hospital discharge during the months of October-February. Exceptions include previous immunization during this influenza season, patient refusal, and documented allergy/sensitivity to the vaccine or its components.

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

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