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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.77a: National Treatment of Pneumonia

Percent of patients with pneumonia who receive the initial antibiotic dose within 8 hours of hospital arrival, United States, 2000-2001
     
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 85.80 0.89
Gender
Male 86.82 0.28
Female 85.16 0.28
Race
White 86.77 0.21
Black 79.31 0.85
Other 82.51 0.87
Age
< 65 83.50 0.66
65-74 86.27 0.42
75-84 86.28 0.32
85 and over 86.13 0.36

Source:  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Table 1.76b: Treatment of Pneumonia by State Table 1.77b: Treatment of Pneumonia by State

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