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Pneumonia

(Data are for the U.S.)

 

Vaccination

  • Percent of adults 65 years and over who had ever received a pneumococcal vaccination: 59.9%

Source: Early release of selected estimates based on data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey, data table for figure 5.1

 

Health Care Use

Hospital inpatient care

  • Number of discharges: 1.1 million
  • Average length of stay: 5.2 days

Source: National Hospital Discharge Survey: 2010 table, Average length of stay and days of care – Number and rate of discharges by first-listed diagnostic categories [PDF - 58 KB]

Nursing home care

  • Number of residents with pneumonia: 33,700
  • Percent of residents with pneumonia: 2.3%

Source: 2004 National Nursing Home Survey, Residents, table 33B [PDF - 719 KB]

 

Mortality

  • Number of deaths: 49,597
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 16.1

Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2010, tables 10, 11 [PDF - 3.1 MB]

  • Percent of hospital inpatient deaths from pneumonia: 3.4%

Source: National Hospital Discharge Survey: 2006 Annual Summary, table 25 [PDF - 2.8 MB]

 

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