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2011 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 received the initial antibiotic dose within 6 hours of hospital arrival, United States,a 2007-2009
| || ||2009||2008||2007|
|American Indian/Alaska Native||3,752||91.4||0.46||90.5||0.48||90.1||0.60|
|85 and over||99,937||95.4||0.07||94.2||0.07||94.3||0.09|
a. 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: SE: standard error.
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.
Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T8_2_3_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports.
October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_3_1.html