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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.99c
Percent of pneumonia patients who received the first dose of antibiotics within 4 hours of arrival at the hospital, all payers, by State, 2004 and 2005
  2005 2004
State Percenta Percenta
Total 77 74
Alabama 76 74
Alaska 75 70
Arizona 74 69
Arkansas 81 78
California 72 68
Colorado 81 75
Connecticut 78 73
Delaware 72 65
District of Columbia 55 56
Florida 68 63
Georgia 72 68
Hawaii 77 75
Idaho 80 73
Illinois 77 73
Indiana 81 76
Iowa 85 85
Kansas 82 82
Kentucky 78 75
Louisiana 73 71
Maine 83 75
Maryland 69 67
Massachusetts 77 75
Michigan 80 77
Minnesota 82 79
Mississippi 74 72
Missouri 79 74
Montana 84 77
Nebraska 88 85
Nevada 70 64
New Hampshire 80 75
New Jersey 78 72
New Mexico 72 70
New York 71 68
North Carolina 75 73
North Dakota 90 80
Ohio 79 76
Oklahoma 80 76
Oregon 79 77
Pennsylvania 73 67
Rhode Island 76 76
South Carolina 76 73
South Dakota 86 81
Tennessee 76 73
Texas 73 70
Utah 84 75
Vermont 85 79
Virginia 70 69
Washington 77 72
West Virginia 74 72
Wisconsin 85 80
Wyoming 81 84

a State average percent pre-calculated and supplied as part of the Hospital Compare database. The 2004 data reflect care for period January to June 2004, the 2005 data reflect care for period July 2004 to June 2005.

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

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