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Table 1.104b
Percent of immunocompetent pneumonia patients (either ICU or non-ICU)a who received the recommended empirical antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours that is consistent with current guidelines, all payers, by State, 2005
State Percent Standard error
United States 80.4 0.5
Alabama 78.9 0.4
Alaska 73.6 1.6
Arizona 85.2 0.4
Arkansas 78.3 0.4
California 78.5 0.2
Colorado 82.7 0.5
Connecticut 78.1 0.6
Delaware 85.7 0.9
District of Columbia 80.5 1.2
Florida 79.8 0.2
Georgia 78.3 0.3
Hawaii 76.8 0.9
Idaho 83.2 0.9
Illinois 78.1 0.2
Indiana 81.3 0.3
Iowa 83.0 0.5
Kansas 75.7 0.5
Kentucky 78.1 0.3
Louisiana 74.7 0.4
Maine 84.1 0.7
Maryland 82.5 0.4
Massachusetts 81.1 0.3
Michigan 85.4 0.2
Minnesota 80.9 0.4
Mississippi 76.4 0.5
Missouri 78.6 0.3
Montana 83.4 0.8
Nebraska 85.7 0.6
Nevada 82.4 0.7
New Hampshire 85.9 0.7
New Jersey 82.5 0.3
New Mexico 79.4 0.6
New York 79.8 0.2
North Carolina 80.1 0.3
North Dakota 80.2 1.0
Ohio 81.0 0.2
Oklahoma 81.0 0.4
Oregon 83.1 0.5
Pennsylvania 79.9 0.2
Puerto Rico 64.4 0.7
Rhode Island 86.4 0.8
South Carolina 79.9 0.4
South Dakota 80.7 0.8
Tennessee 79.2 0.3
Texas 77.2 0.2
Utah 83.5 0.6
Vermont 84.0 1.0
Virginia 81.5 0.3
Washington 77.6 0.5
West Virginia 79.1 0.5
Wisconsin 85.1 0.3
Wyoming 80.0 1.0

a Excluded patients with health care associated pneumonia from the denominator.

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

 

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