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Table 1.87b: Percentage of immunocompetent patients (either ICU or non-ICU) who received the recommended empirical antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours that is consistent with current guidelines, by State, 2000-2001 and 2002

  2002 2000-2001
State Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
United States 67.95 0.89 84.45 0.47
Alabama 67.58 2.74 84.37 1.68
Alaska 56.88 2.78 82.93 2.64
Arizona 73.16 2.51 90.24 1.39
Arkansas 63.28 2.77 83.33 1.76
California 65.20 2.78 82.74 1.78
Colorado 75.86 2.40 85.32 1.70
Connecticut 55.44 2.91 83.71 1.75
Delaware 67.47 2.75 88.54 1.56
District of Columbia 76.30 2.60 82.31 1.82
Florida 74.90 2.68 83.91 1.72
Georgia 67.75 2.82 83.65 1.71
Hawaii 66.57 2.59 79.81 1.96
Idaho 66.78 2.72 87.93 1.52
Illinois 66.29 2.90 85.14 1.69
Indiana 71.29 2.61 83.73 1.71
Iowa 73.97 2.48 88.39 1.49
Kansas 65.31 2.79 84.86 1.70
Kentucky 72.13 2.66 84.53 1.67
Louisiana 59.57 2.96 80.72 1.77
Maine 66.43 2.83 81.58 1.90
Maryland 73.20 2.61 87.93 1.56
Massachusetts 66.22 2.76 85.37 1.67
Michigan 66.78 2.78 83.73 1.72
Minnesota 70.00 2.70 86.16 1.64
Mississippi 60.68 2.85 84.74 1.72
Missouri 67.94 2.76 84.45 1.66
Montana 70.48 2.58 87.79 1.59
Nebraska 72.60 2.62 87.08 1.64
Nevada 75.40 2.46 87.42 1.58
New Hampshire 67.52 2.66 82.73 1.81
New Jersey 68.71 2.64 84.75 1.71
New Mexico 69.51 2.55 85.44 1.64
New York 70.51 2.66 83.42 1.86
North Carolina 71.79 2.70 85.21 1.67
North Dakota 67.33 2.72 86.33 1.64
Ohio 71.21 2.84 81.61 1.86
Oklahoma 64.21 2.85 83.48 1.74
Oregon 70.44 2.77 85.48 1.71
Pennsylvania 70.63 2.63 79.22 1.94
Puerto Rico 42.18 2.62 69.44 2.10
Rhode Island 64.71 2.74 91.59 1.34
South Carolina 67.50 2.81 84.49 1.72
South Dakota 59.87 2.82 84.93 1.65
Tennessee 71.96 2.74 84.23 1.73
Texas 72.80 2.77 84.38 1.69
Utah 78.39 2.35 85.65 1.66
Vermont 69.65 2.61 81.09 1.96
Virginia 71.34 2.59 88.47 1.47
Washington 68.42 2.67 80.05 1.91
West Virginia 64.38 2.69 81.49 1.91
Wisconsin 78.71 2.53 87.90 1.52
Wyoming 56.17 2.77 86.08 1.98

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

 

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