Table 10_1_6-3

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 10_1_6.3
Surgery patients who received preventative antibiotic(s) one hour before incision, by State, 2005 and 2007a
State20072005
PercentSEPercentSE
Total81.70.371.40.6
Alabama79.52.375.33.1
Alaska77.04.1**
Arizona78.02.173.06.5
Arkansas77.72.771.84.0
California78.71.166.92.0
Colorado83.01.468.47.3
Connecticut86.91.5**
Delaware88.43.081.63.6
District of Columbia84.13.2**
Florida86.90.976.11.6
Georgia75.12.066.64.0
Hawaii78.46.1**
Idaho84.73.478.35.4
Illinois79.41.769.13.0
Indiana82.11.967.03.5
Iowa85.71.770.84.3
Kansas79.12.362.15.4
Kentucky78.82.461.96.8
Louisiana77.32.169.44.2
Maine91.51.073.56.5
Maryland89.00.978.62.1
Massachusetts88.91.280.63.1
Michigan86.21.578.92.0
Minnesota85.41.662.37.2
Mississippi77.13.365.24.5
Missouri83.31.876.63.8
Montana85.14.080.53.6
Nebraska85.82.369.46.0
Nevada77.22.169.66.4
New Hampshire91.51.265.96.0
New Jersey90.01.081.32.1
New Mexico69.34.470.25.8
New York85.90.971.92.5
North Carolina86.01.577.02.3
North Dakota85.96.784.81.2
Ohio85.11.072.22.6
Oklahoma78.72.675.64.1
Oregon78.62.476.83.7
Pennsylvania82.81.263.13.2
Rhode Island92.01.9**
South Carolina84.32.476.72.9
South Dakota86.83.885.43.7
Tennessee79.92.067.94.7
Texas74.51.362.83.2
Utah79.32.861.35.5
Vermont92.21.877.83.6
Virginia81.81.764.74.9
Washington85.11.375.66.1
West Virginia75.04.265.14.7
Wisconsin89.61.275.63.4
Wyoming82.92.551.110.4

a Data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/Download/DownloadDB.asp in late April each year. Estimates are calculated using hospital-level scores.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_6-3: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/10_patientsafety/T10_1_6-3.html