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2010 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.
Hospital patients with pneumonia who had blood cultures collected before antibiotics were administered, United States, 2005-2008
| || ||2008||2007||2006||2005|
|85 and over||93.7||0.1||92.0||0.1||91.2||0.1||84.7||0.1|
Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.
Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_2-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports.
October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_2-1.html