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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.97c
Percent of pneumonia patients, age 65 and older, who were screened for pneumococcal vaccine status and vaccinated prior to discharge, by State, 2004
State Percenta
   
Alabama 50
Alaska 59
Arizona 57
Arkansas 38
California 22
Colorado 51
Connecticut 54
Delaware 43
District of Columbia 18
Florida 38
Georgia 34
Hawaii 38
Idaho 55
Illinois 38
Indiana 52
Iowa 59
Kansas 45
Kentucky 45
Louisiana 40
Maine 31
Maryland 48
Massachusetts 30
Michigan 50
Minnesota 48
Mississippi 32
Missouri 45
Montana 55
Nebraska 56
Nevada 32
New Hampshire 37
New Jersey 66
New Mexico 34
New York 50
North Carolina 44
North Dakota 45
Ohio 46
Oklahoma 59
Oregon 44
Pennsylvania 33
Rhode Island 58
South Carolina 49
South Dakota 55
Tennessee 49
Texas 38
Utah 36
Vermont 36
Virginia 45
Washington 31
West Virginia 58
Wisconsin 52
Wyoming 53
   

a State average percent pre-calculated and supplied as part of the Hospital Compare database.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Hospital Compare.

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