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Table 1.103b
Percent of pneumonia patients who received the first dose of antibiotic within 4 hours of arrival at the hospital, all payers, by State, 2005
State Percent Standard error
United States 76.4 1.1
Alabama 75.5 0.4
Alaska 77.0 1.6
Arizona 70.9 0.4
Arkansas 79.1 0.4
California 72.9 0.2
Colorado 79.7 0.5
Connecticut 78.5 0.5
Delaware 73.7 1.1
District of Columbia 52.0 1.3
Florida 69.2 0.2
Georgia 71.7 0.3
Hawaii 76.4 0.8
Idaho 81.3 0.8
Illinois 78.1 0.2
Indiana 80.8 0.3
Iowa 85.0 0.4
Kansas 80.8 0.5
Kentucky 77.4 0.3
Louisiana 74.0 0.4
Maine 82.7 0.6
Maryland 68.5 0.4
Massachusetts 76.4 0.3
Michigan 77.9 0.3
Minnesota 80.2 0.4
Mississippi 73.8 0.5
Missouri 78.1 0.3
Montana 83.9 0.8
Nebraska 87.6 0.5
Nevada 67.3 0.8
New Hampshire 78.6 0.8
New Jersey 81.0 0.3
New Mexico 70.9 0.7
New York 70.5 0.2
North Carolina 76.4 0.3
North Dakota 85.6 0.8
Ohio 77.5 0.2
Oklahoma 81.3 0.4
Oregon 78.9 0.5
Pennsylvania 73.7 0.2
Puerto Rico 43.6 0.7
Rhode Island 80.5 0.8
South Carolina 75.7 0.4
South Dakota 87.9 0.7
Tennessee 77.2 0.3
Texas 71.9 0.2
Utah 80.2 0.6
Vermont 82.6 1.0
Virginia 73.7 0.3
Washington 76.3 0.4
West Virginia 73.6 0.5
Wisconsin 84.4 0.3
Wyoming 79.9 1.1

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

 

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