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Table T2_9_2_4-1

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_9_2_4.1
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received the initial antibiotic dose consistent with current recommendations,a United States,b 2005–2010
Population groupNumberPercentSENumberPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 343,37192.60.04362,17691.10.0589.00.0588.70.0585.20.0579.90.05
AgeUnder 65137,37993.00.07157,35191.50.0789.40.0889.30.0885.40.1080.40.10
85 and over59,73292.90.1157,07591.40.1289.60.1288.80.1385.30.1079.20.10

a Patients with health care-associated pneumonia were excluded from the denominator.

b 2009 data do not include data from the U.S. territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands); other years do not include Guam and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Key: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

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

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_9_2_4-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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