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Table 1.100c
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
State Percenta
Total 77
Alabama 74
Alaska 72
Arizona 82
Arkansas 76
California 76
Colorado 79
Connecticut 71
Delaware 83
District of Columbia 79
Florida 76
Georgia 74
Hawaii 73
Idaho 79
Illinois 75
Indiana 78
Iowa 79
Kansas 69
Kentucky 75
Louisiana 72
Maine 79
Maryland 81
Massachusetts 76
Michigan 82
Minnesota 77
Mississippi 73
Missouri 76
Montana 74
Nebraska 83
Nevada 75
New Hampshire 81
New Jersey 78
New Mexico 77
New York 78
North Carolina 76
North Dakota 78
Ohio 78
Oklahoma 75
Oregon 79
Pennsylvania 77
Rhode Island 83
South Carolina 75
South Dakota 75
Tennessee 76
Texas 74
Utah 80
Vermont 83
Virginia 77
Washington 75
West Virginia 76
Wisconsin 83
Wyoming 81

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

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Hospital Compare.

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