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Table 1.102b
Percent of pneumonia patients, age 65 and older, who were screened for pneumococcal vaccine status and vaccinated prior to discharge, if indicated, Medicare beneficiaries, by State, 2002 and 2004
  2004 2002
State Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
United States 43.5 1.4 26.1 1.1
Alabama 50.0 3.2 31.0 2.7
Alaska 33.9 2.8 33.0 2.5
Arizona 44.4 2.9 36.1 2.7
Arkansas 45.7 3.0 17.8 2.2
California 20.8 2.5 12.5 1.9
Colorado 45.4 2.9 27.9 2.4
Connecticut 48.8 3.0 20.3 2.2
Delaware 31.9 2.8 22.0 2.2
District of Columbia 12.9 2.2 5.7 1.4
Florida 46.6 3.0 22.0 2.4
Georgia 32.0 2.9 19.1 2.3
Hawaii 39.2 3.0 29.2 2.4
Idaho 48.4 2.8 33.6 2.5
Illinois 40.7 2.9 19.1 2.3
Indiana 46.9 3.0 33.5 2.7
Iowa 60.1 2.9 40.4 2.7
Kansas 46.3 2.8 26.5 2.4
Kentucky 44.3 3.0 26.1 2.6
Louisiana 36.8 3.0 20.9 2.4
Maine 33.0 2.8 23.9 2.3
Maryland 42.9 3.0 30.1 2.5
Massachusetts 32.7 2.7 16.6 2.0
Michigan 48.1 3.0 28.6 2.6
Minnesota 51.6 2.8 31.6 2.5
Mississippi 31.1 3.0 15.1 2.2
Missouri 50.2 2.9 27.5 2.5
Montana 47.3 3.0 29.2 2.4
Nebraska 47.3 2.8 31.4 2.6
Nevada 38.6 3.0 25.9 2.5
New Hampshire 44.4 2.8 18.2 2.0
New Jersey 60.8 2.8 40.1 2.7
New Mexico 30.1 2.9 21.1 2.2
New York 45.5 3.1 31.0 2.6
North Carolina 42.0 3.1 27.0 2.6
North Dakota 50.5 2.8 27.6 2.4
Ohio 43.8 3.1 23.0 2.4
Oklahoma 58.5 3.0 40.3 2.9
Oregon 35.2 2.7 20.6 2.3
Pennsylvania 38.4 2.8 17.9 2.1
Puerto Rico 27.3 3.4 14.5 2.1
Rhode Island 48.9 3.0 35.1 2.5
South Carolina 54.9 3.1 27.1 2.7
South Dakota 58.2 2.8 35.6 2.6
Tennessee 53.6 3.2 25.5 2.6
Texas 44.2 3.0 19.1 2.4
Utah 46.6 2.9 43.3 2.6
Vermont 49.1 2.7 18.0 2.0
Virginia 45.2 3.0 20.7 2.2
Washington 30.7 2.8 23.7 2.3
West Virginia 53.1 2.9 38.4 2.7
Wisconsin 52.6 2.8 27.7 2.5
Wyoming 52.6 2.8 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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