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Table 1.102b
Percent of pneumonia patients who had blood cultures collected before antibiotics were administered, all payers, by State, 2005
State Percent Standard error
United States 82.5 0.6
Alabama 79.6 0.4
Alaska 87.4 1.2
Arizona 78.5 0.4
Arkansas 84.4 0.4
California 82.0 0.2
Colorado 83.2 0.5
Connecticut 84.1 0.4
Delaware 78.7 1.0
District of Columbia 70.9 1.2
Florida 82.3 0.2
Georgia 80.7 0.3
Hawaii 84.0 0.7
Idaho 85.9 0.8
Illinois 83.9 0.2
Indiana 83.5 0.3
Iowa 85.3 0.4
Kansas 84.8 0.5
Kentucky 82.3 0.3
Louisiana 80.4 0.4
Maine 83.1 0.6
Maryland 82.8 0.3
Massachusetts 81.5 0.3
Michigan 83.4 0.2
Minnesota 82.8 0.4
Mississippi 83.4 0.4
Missouri 84.1 0.3
Montana 87.0 0.7
Nebraska 86.5 0.5
Nevada 69.4 0.8
New Hampshire 82.7 0.7
New Jersey 90.1 0.2
New Mexico 81.9 0.6
New York 81.5 0.2
North Carolina 84.0 0.3
North Dakota 83.9 0.9
Ohio 83.8 0.2
Oklahoma 85.0 0.3
Oregon 82.3 0.5
Pennsylvania 84.2 0.2
Puerto Rico 65.4 0.7
Rhode Island 82.9 0.8
South Carolina 84.6 0.4
South Dakota 82.9 0.8
Tennessee 81.2 0.3
Texas 82.4 0.2
Utah 82.2 0.6
Vermont 86.0 1.0
Virginia 84.3 0.3
Washington 84.4 0.4
West Virginia 80.9 0.4
Wisconsin 86.7 0.3
Wyoming 82.9 1.1

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

 

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