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Table 1.102a
Percent of pneumonia patients who had blood cultures collected before antibiotics were administered, all payers, United States, 2005
Population group 2005
Percent Standard error
Total   82.5 0.6
Gender Male 83.2 0.1
Female 82.5 0.1
Race White 83.5 0.1
Black 80.6 0.1
Hispanic 79.2 0.2
Native American 83.7 0.6
Asian 83.9 0.4
Age Under 65 80.7 0.1
65-74 83.1 0.1
75-84 84.1 0.1
85 and over 84.7 0.1

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


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