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Table 1.76b: Treatment of Pneumonia by State

Percent of patients with pneumonia who have blood cultures collected before antibiotics are administered, by State, 2000-2001
     
State Percent Standard error
United States 81.21 0.74
Alaska 88.57 2.42
Alabama 73.67 2.40
Arkansas 82.78 2.08
Arizona 80.38 2.24
California 81.59 2.07
Colorado 81.85 2.11
Connecticut 82.89 1.95
District of Columbia 65.17 2.62
Delaware 79.39 2.14
Florida 78.46 2.29
Georgia 81.08 2.28
Hawaii 87.26 2.08
Iowa 89.91 1.70
Idaho 83.73 2.33
Illinois 76.69 2.47
Indiana 83.21 2.29
Kansas 82.41 2.18
Kentucky 82.37 2.29
Louisiana 79.24 2.39
Massachusetts 75.41 2.24
Maryland 76.62 2.16
Maine 84.32 1.90
Michigan 76.21 2.51
Minnesota 80.80 2.50
Missouri 79.13 2.28
Mississippi 79.37 2.56
Montana 88.80 2.00
North Carolina 83.79 2.17
North Dakota 83.40 2.35
Nebraska 83.33 2.62
New Hampshire 87.47 1.66
New Jersey 82.40 1.97
New Mexico 83.11 1.96
Nevada 71.65 2.50
New York 76.77 2.25
Ohio 79.60 2.34
Oklahoma 83.39 2.09
Oregon 89.05 1.70
Pennsylvania 86.87 1.79
Puerto Rico 63.30 2.67
Rhode Island 75.88 2.15
South Carolina 82.70 2.23
South Dakota 84.93 2.10
Tennessee 78.55 2.48
Texas 81.07 2.21
Utah 83.56 2.15
Virginia 83.86 2.08
Vermont 86.61 1.86
Washington 82.81 2.12
Wisconsin 87.66 2.15
West Virginia 79.93 2.32
Wyoming 87.13 2.37

Source:  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Table 1.76a: National Treatment of Pneumonia Table 1.77a: National Treatment of Pneumonia

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