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Table 1.77b: Treatment of Pneumonia by State

Percent of patients with pneumonia who receive the initial antibiotic dose within 8 hours of hospital arrival, by State, 2000-2001
     
State Percent Standard error
United States 85.80 0.90
Alaska 91.07 1.68
Alabama 86.51 1.42
Arkansas 86.51 1.43
Arizona 85.65 1.39
California 87.91 1.32
Colorado 87.94 1.31
Connecticut 90.11 1.20
District of Columbia 82.32 1.61
Delaware 87.09 1.39
Florida 80.10 1.66
Georgia 82.50 1.58
Hawaii 89.23 1.28
Iowa 89.67 1.26
Idaho 88.98 1.24
Illinois 86.26 1.41
Indiana 83.81 1.51
Kansas 89.39 1.27
Kentucky 84.62 1.51
Louisiana 84.34 1.49
Massachusetts 88.46 1.29
Maryland 83.44 1.51
Maine 89.61 1.23
Michigan 82.35 1.57
Minnesota 88.16 1.31
Missouri 84.26 1.50
Mississippi 82.87 1.63
Montana 92.87 1.05
North Carolina 82.65 1.56
North Dakota 89.66 1.27
Nebraska 90.69 1.20
New Hampshire 89.88 1.23
New Jersey 84.86 1.48
New Mexico 87.29 1.36
Nevada 82.26 1.60
New York 80.67 1.66
Ohio 82.80 1.59
Oklahoma 86.37 1.45
Oregon 91.78 1.12
Pennsylvania 86.41 1.41
Puerto Rico 47.44 2.14
Rhode Island 88.49 1.31
South Carolina 81.23 1.62
South Dakota 90.38 1.20
Tennessee 86.64 1.41
Texas 82.23 1.60
Utah 89.56 1.22
Virginia 87.42 1.33
Vermont 87.92 1.37
Washington 91.29 1.13
Wisconsin 87.81 1.34
West Virginia 85.66 1.48
Wyoming 89.64 1.50

Source:  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Table 1.77a: National Treatment of Pneumonia Table 1.78a: National Treatment of Pneumonia

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