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Table 1.86b: Percentage of pneumonia patients who received the first dose of antibiotic within 4 hours of arrival at the hospital, by State, 2002

State Percent Standard error
     
United States 63.09 1.23
     
Alabama 64.55 2.47
Alaska 62.53 2.35
Arizona 56.82 2.47
Arkansas 61.82 2.48
California 63.50 2.41
Colorado 66.43 2.31
Connecticut 57.18 2.47
Delaware 46.08 2.51
District of Columbia 53.59 2.63
Florida 53.07 2.64
Georgia 60.75 2.54
Hawaii 71.83 2.18
Idaho 66.67 2.31
Illinois 69.35 2.40
Indiana 67.45 2.41
Iowa 72.73 2.24
Kansas 68.37 2.35
Kentucky 67.49 2.46
Louisiana 61.79 2.54
Maine 62.84 2.40
Maryland 54.73 2.49
Massachusetts 62.83 2.37
Michigan 62.73 2.51
Minnesota 62.37 2.44
Mississippi 62.74 2.54
Missouri 65.28 2.43
Montana 73.82 2.14
Nebraska 73.54 2.23
Nevada 59.49 2.49
New Hampshire 67.78 2.29
New Jersey 61.03 2.42
New Mexico 56.07 2.40
New York 56.23 2.51
North Carolina 62.06 2.53
North Dakota 75.38 2.18
Ohio 65.66 2.50
Oklahoma 66.40 2.44
Oregon 67.01 2.38
Pennsylvania 67.41 2.33
Puerto Rico 18.69 1.96
Rhode Island 63.16 2.37
South Carolina 56.99 2.57
South Dakota 76.89 2.08
Tennessee 65.80 2.43
Texas 64.09 2.53
Utah 66.35 2.31
Vermont 68.08 2.26
Virginia 59.17 2.44
Washington 68.75 2.28
West Virginia 54.95 2.48
Wisconsin 70.03 2.37
Wyoming 70.45 2.22
     

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.

 

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