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Table 1.103c
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 2006
State 2006 2004
Percenta Percenta
Totalb 80 74
Alabama 78 74
Alaska 74 70
Arizona 73 69
Arkansas 82 78
California 74 68
Colorado 82 75
Connecticut 81 73
Delaware 74 65
District of Columbia 58 56
Florida 73 63
Georgia 74 68
Hawaii 77 75
Idaho 81 73
Illinois 80 73
Indiana 84 76
Iowa 87 85
Kansas 85 82
Kentucky 81 75
Louisiana 76 71
Maine 87 75
Maryland 73 67
Massachusetts 80 75
Michigan 83 77
Minnesota 85 79
Mississippi 78 72
Missouri 81 74
Montana 88 77
Nebraska 91 85
Nevada 73 64
New Hampshire 83 75
New Jersey 81 72
New Mexico 76 70
New York 76 68
North Carolina 80 73
North Dakota 89 80
Ohio 82 76
Oklahoma 82 76
Oregon 80 77
Pennsylvania 78 67
Rhode Island 77 76
South Carolina 81 73
South Dakota 86 81
Tennessee 82 73
Texas 78 70
Utah 83 75
Vermont 84 79
Virginia 77 69
Washington 78 72
West Virginia 80 72
Wisconsin 87 80
Wyoming 87 84

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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