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Table 1.97b
Percent of Medicare pneumonia patients, age 65 and older, who were screened for pneumococcal vaccine status and vaccinated prior to discharge, if indicated, by State, 2002 and 2003
  2003 2002
State Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
         
United States 33.0 1.2 26.1 1.1
         
Alabama 42.1 3.1 31.0 2.7
Alaska 37.7 2.8 33.0 2.5
Arizona 42.6 2.8 36.1 2.7
Arkansas 23.7 2.5 17.8 2.2
California 16.2 2.1 12.5 1.9
Colorado 28.4 2.5 27.9 2.4
Connecticut 32.2 2.7 20.3 2.2
Delaware 31.1 2.7 22.0 2.2
District of Columbia 9.8 1.8 5.7 1.4
Florida 32.4 2.8 22.0 2.4
Georgia 25.1 2.7 19.1 2.3
Hawaii 33.9 2.7 29.2 2.4
Idaho 43.2 2.7 33.6 2.5
Illinois 30.0 2.7 19.1 2.3
Indiana 44.1 2.9 33.5 2.7
Iowa 44.0 2.8 40.4 2.7
Kansas 34.8 2.7 26.5 2.4
Kentucky 32.3 2.8 26.1 2.6
Louisiana 34.0 2.8 20.9 2.4
Maine 22.3 2.4 23.9 2.3
Maryland 38.3 2.8 30.1 2.5
Massachusetts 21.1 2.3 16.6 2.0
Michigan 37.4 2.9 28.6 2.6
Minnesota 32.6 2.6 31.6 2.5
Mississippi 20.0 2.5 15.1 2.2
Missouri 32.2 2.7 27.5 2.5
Montana 36.1 2.7 29.2 2.4
Nebraska 40.4 2.8 31.4 2.6
Nevada 30.6 2.7 25.9 2.5
New Hampshire 23.6 2.4 18.2 2.0
New Jersey 44.1 3.0 40.1 2.7
New Mexico 26.2 2.6 21.1 2.2
New York 37.4 2.9 31.0 2.6
North Carolina 30.0 2.9 27.0 2.6
North Dakota 39.1 2.7 27.6 2.4
Ohio 31.9 2.7 23.0 2.4
Oklahoma 55.5 2.8 40.3 2.9
Oregon 30.7 2.6 20.6 2.3
Pennsylvania 31.1 2.6 17.9 2.1
Puerto Rico 15.1 2.4 14.5 2.1
Rhode Island 38.2 3.0 35.1 2.5
South Carolina 35.0 3.0 27.1 2.7
South Dakota 38.1 2.6 35.6 2.6
Tennessee 32.2 2.9 25.5 2.6
Texas 27.1 2.7 19.1 2.4
Utah 47.7 2.9 43.3 2.6
Vermont 28.2 2.4 18.0 2.0
Virginia 30.6 2.7 20.7 2.2
Washington 21.9 2.3 23.7 2.3
West Virginia 41.1 2.9 38.4 2.7
Wisconsin 44.0 2.8 27.7 2.5
Wyoming 37.8 2.7 26.6 2.3
         

a Documentation of screening and administration of pneumococcal vaccine. Exceptions include previous immunization, 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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