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Table 1.103a
Percent of pneumonia patients who received the first dose of antibiotic within 4 hours of arrival at the hospital, all payers, United States, 2005
Population group 2005
Percent Standard error
Total   76.4 1.1
Gender Male 76.5 0.1
Female 74.1 0.1
Race White 76.9 0.1
Black 68.6 0.2
Hispanic 66.5 0.2
Native American 73.6 0.7
Asian 74.1 0.4
Age Under 65 73.0 0.1
65-74 75.9 0.1
75-84 76.4 0.1
85 and over 76.7 0.1

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


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