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Table 1.80a: National Treatment of Pneumonia

Percent of patients with pneumonia who receive pneumococcal screening or vaccination, United States, 2000-2001
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 24.76 1.19
Male 24.57 0.37
Female 25.15 0.35
White 25.51 0.28
Black 16.62 0.80
Other 26.04 1.04
< 65 21.73 0.74
65-74 26.31 0.55
75-84 26.40 0.42
85 and over 22.99 0.46

Source:  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Table 1.79b: Treatment of Pneumonia by State Table 1.80b: Treatment of Pneumonia by State

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