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Table 1.102c
Percent of pneumonia patients who had blood cultures collected before antibiotics were administered, all payers, by State, 2004 and 2006
State 2006 2004
Percenta Percenta
Totalb 90 82
Alabama 88 78
Alaska 94 88
Arizona 86 82
Arkansas 94 84
California 89 81
Colorado 92 82
Connecticut 90 84
Delaware 84 81
District of Columbia 82 72
Florida 88 82
Georgia 89 79
Hawaii 88 84
Idaho 94 88
Illinois 91 82
Indiana 91 82
Iowa 95 84
Kansas 95 84
Kentucky 89 77
Louisiana 89 80
Maine 89 83
Maryland 87 82
Massachusetts 90 81
Michigan 90 83
Minnesota 94 82
Mississippi 89 79
Missouri 91 79
Montana 92 89
Nebraska 96 87
Nevada 78 68
New Hampshire 93 83
New Jersey 94 88
New Mexico 90 78
New York 88 81
North Carolina 90 81
North Dakota 92 80
Ohio 91 83
Oklahoma 90 82
Oregon 90 84
Pennsylvania 91 83
Rhode Island 88 81
South Carolina 92 81
South Dakota 95 80
Tennessee 90 80
Texas 90 79
Utah 91 77
Vermont 94 78
Virginia 90 84
Washington 90 84
West Virginia 89 82
Wisconsin 95 86
Wyoming 93 88

a State average percent precalculated and supplied as part of the Hospital Compare database. The 2004 data reflect care for the period January to June 2004; the 2006 data reflect care for the period April 2005 to March 2006.

b Estimates are the means of reporting States.

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

 

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