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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.94c
Percent of pneumonia patients who received the first dose of antibiotic within 4 hours of arrival at the hospital, by State, 2004
State Percenta
   
Alabama 74
Alaska 70
Arizona 69
Arkansas 78
California 68
Colorado 75
Connecticut 73
Delaware 65
District of Columbia 56
Florida 63
Georgia 68
Hawaii 75
Idaho 73
Illinois 73
Indiana 76
Iowa 85
Kansas 82
Kentucky 75
Louisiana 71
Maine 75
Maryland 67
Massachusetts 75
Michigan 77
Minnesota 79
Mississippi 72
Missouri 74
Montana 77
Nebraska 85
Nevada 64
New Hampshire 75
New Jersey 72
New Mexico 70
New York 68
North Carolina 73
North Dakota 80
Ohio 76
Oklahoma 76
Oregon 77
Pennsylvania 67
Rhode Island 76
South Carolina 73
South Dakota 81
Tennessee 73
Texas 70
Utah 75
Vermont 79
Virginia 69
Washington 72
West Virginia 72
Wisconsin 80
Wyoming 84
   

a State average percent pre-calculated and supplied as part of the Hospital Compare database.

Source:Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Hospital Compare.

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