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Table 1.78b: Treatment of Pneumonia by State

Percent of patients with pneumonia who receive the initial antibiotic consistent with current recommendations, by State,  2000-2001
     
State Percent Standard error
United States 84.4500 0.4736
Alaska 82.9268 2.6409
Alabama 84.3683 1.6841
Arkansas 83.3333 1.7607
Arizona 90.2386 1.3853
California 82.7434 1.7813
Colorado 85.3211 1.6987
Connecticut 83.7054 1.7488
District of Columbia 82.3129 1.8211
Delaware 88.5442 1.5596
Florida 83.9130 1.7168
Georgia 83.6518 1.7076
Hawaii 79.8100 1.9611
Iowa 88.3871 1.4889
Idaho 87.9310 1.5156
Illinois 85.1351 1.6921
Indiana 83.7259 1.7118
Kansas 84.8552 1.6956
Kentucky 84.5339 1.6678
Louisiana 80.7229 1.7712
Massachusetts 85.3659 1.6680
Maryland 87.9271 1.5586
Maine 81.5789 1.9006
Michigan 83.7310 1.7227
Minnesota 86.1607 1.6351
Missouri 84.4538 1.6643
Mississippi 84.7380 1.7203
Montana 87.7934 1.5898
North Carolina 85.2097 1.6716
North Dakota 86.3326 1.6432
Nebraska 87.0813 1.6445
New Hampshire 82.7273 1.8062
New Jersey 84.7534 1.7060
New Mexico 85.4390 1.6357
Nevada 87.4157 1.5758
New York 83.4158 1.8551
Ohio 81.6092 1.8618
Oklahoma 83.4783 1.7353
Oregon 85.4801 1.7089
Pennsylvania 79.2237 1.9430
Puerto Rico 69.4387 2.1048
Rhode Island 91.5888 1.3448
South Carolina 84.4944 1.7197
South Dakota 84.9257 1.6522
Tennessee 84.2342 1.7334
Texas 84.3818 1.6945
Utah 85.6502 1.6638
Virginia 88.4696 1.4655
Vermont 81.0945 1.9578
Washington 80.0454 1.9075
Wisconsin 87.9050 1.5187
West Virginia 81.4904 1.9088
Wyoming 86.0841 1.9754

Source:  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Table 1.78a: National Treatment of Pneumonia Table 1.79a: National Treatment of Pneumonia

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