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Table 8_2_5-1

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 8_2_5.1
Hospital patients age 50 and over with pneumonia discharged during October-February who were screened for influenza vaccine status and were vaccinated prior to discharge, United States, 2005 and 2006
Population group20062005
Totala 68.11.556.91.6
Native American58.
AgeUnder 6562.
85 and over70.

a The estimate for the Total row is based on State-level estimates whereas the estimates for the demographic categories are based on patient/episode-level data.

Key: SE: standard error.

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


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_5-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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