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Table 1.104c
Percent of immunocompetent pneumonia patients (either ICU or non-ICU) who received the recommended empirical antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours that is consistent with current guidelines, all payers, by State, 2005 and 2006
State 2006 2005
Percenta Percenta
Totalb 83 77
Alabama 81 74
Alaska 79 72
Arizona 85 82
Arkansas 81 76
California 82 76
Colorado 84 79
Connecticut 85 71
Delaware 88 83
District of Columbia 82 79
Florida 83 76
Georgia 81 74
Hawaii 79 73
Idaho 86 79
Illinois 82 75
Indiana 83 78
Iowa 84 79
Kansas 77 69
Kentucky 81 75
Louisiana 77 72
Maine 87 79
Maryland 87 81
Massachusetts 85 76
Michigan 88 82
Minnesota 79 77
Mississippi 77 73
Missouri 80 76
Montana 83 74
Nebraska 88 83
Nevada 82 75
New Hampshire 90 81
New Jersey 87 78
New Mexico 80 77
New York 86 78
North Carolina 83 76
North Dakota 81 78
Ohio 84 78
Oklahoma 81 75
Oregon 83 79
Pennsylvania 83 77
Rhode Island 89 83
South Carolina 82 75
South Dakota 81 75
Tennessee 82 76
Texas 80 74
Utah 84 80
Vermont 89 83
Virginia 83 77
Washington 82 75
West Virginia 80 76
Wisconsin 87 83
Wyoming 82 81

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