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Table 1.95b
Percent of Medicare immunocompetent pneumonia 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, 2002 and 2003
  2003 2002
State Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
         
United States 72.7 0.7 67.9 0.9
         
Alabama 70.7 2.8 67.6 2.7
Alaska 65.4 2.9 56.9 2.8
Arizona 77.9 2.5 73.2 2.5
Arkansas 72.2 2.7 63.3 2.8
California 74.5 2.6 65.2 2.8
Colorado 81.4 2.3 75.9 2.4
Connecticut 67.8 2.9 55.4 2.9
Delaware 78.7 2.4 67.5 2.8
District of Columbia 76.7 2.6 76.3 2.6
Florida 73.2 2.7 74.9 2.7
Georgia 71.6 2.7 67.8 2.8
Hawaii 68.0 2.7 66.6 2.6
Idaho 70.8 2.6 66.8 2.7
Illinois 72.5 2.7 66.3 2.9
Indiana 78.8 2.4 71.3 2.6
Iowa 75.6 2.6 74.0 2.5
Kansas 67.4 2.7 65.3 2.8
Kentucky 71.9 2.7 72.1 2.7
Louisiana 69.9 2.8 59.6 3.0
Maine 69.8 2.9 66.4 2.8
Maryland 77.9 2.5 73.2 2.6
Massachusetts 72.7 2.6 66.2 2.8
Michigan 77.8 2.5 66.8 2.8
Minnesota 75.2 2.7 70.0 2.7
Mississippi 70.6 2.7 60.7 2.9
Missouri 70.1 2.8 67.9 2.8
Montana 76.1 2.5 70.5 2.6
Nebraska 78.6 2.4 72.6 2.6
Nevada 75.4 2.6 75.4 2.5
New Hampshire 72.9 2.6 67.5 2.7
New Jersey 72.2 2.8 68.7 2.6
New Mexico 74.3 2.6 69.5 2.5
New York 70.2 2.9 70.5 2.7
North Carolina 76.3 2.6 71.8 2.7
North Dakota 72.5 2.6 67.3 2.7
Ohio 74.2 2.7 71.2 2.8
Oklahoma 69.2 2.6 64.2 2.8
Oregon 74.4 2.6 70.4 2.8
Pennsylvania 73.9 2.6 70.6 2.6
Puerto Rico 53.0 3.2 42.2 2.6
Rhode Island 75.9 2.7 64.7 2.7
South Carolina 72.7 2.8 67.5 2.8
South Dakota 65.1 2.7 59.9 2.8
Tennessee 71.6 2.7 72.0 2.7
Texas 73.7 2.7 72.8 2.8
Utah 79.0 2.4 78.4 2.3
Vermont 73.8 2.6 69.6 2.6
Virginia 72.0 2.7 71.3 2.6
Washington 67.2 2.9 68.4 2.7
West Virginia 69.2 2.7 64.4 2.7
Wisconsin 79.7 2.4 78.7 2.5
Wyoming 67.2 2.8 56.2 2.8
         

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

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