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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.78a: National Treatment of Pneumonia

Percent of patients with pneumonia who receive the initial antibiotic consistent with current recommendations, United States, 2000-2001
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 84.45 0.47
Male 84.36 0.35
Female 84.47 0.33
White 84.94 0.25
Black 81.49 0.92
Other 80.96 1.03
< 65 81.84 0.82
65-74 83.22 0.54
75-84 84.40 0.40
85 and over 85.91 0.40

Source:  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Table 1.77b: Treatment of Pneumonia by State Table 1.78b: Treatment of Pneumonia by State

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