Table 10_1_7-2

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_7.2
Adult surgery patients who had prophylactic antibiotics discontinued within 24 hours after surgery end time, by State, 2005 and 2006
State20062005
PercentSEPercentSE
United Statesa77.10.969.11.3
Alabama74.50.366.60.4
Alaska79.41.072.93.0
Arizona71.30.452.20.8
Arkansas76.90.470.10.5
California68.50.257.80.3
Colorado74.50.471.60.9
Connecticut80.70.589.61.0
Delaware81.70.777.50.7
District of Columbia70.50.954.82.1
Florida74.50.263.90.2
Georgia70.80.360.80.5
Hawaii71.10.855.11.6
Idaho74.30.662.71.0
Illinois75.00.267.80.3
Indiana74.80.361.10.4
Iowa79.10.475.80.6
Kansas71.90.460.50.6
Kentucky75.40.375.20.5
Louisiana64.70.458.00.8
Maine89.30.480.50.6
Maryland76.90.366.50.4
Massachusetts80.50.279.40.4
Michigan84.70.278.20.3
Minnesota82.20.369.10.7
Mississippi72.40.460.60.5
Missouri78.30.368.90.4
Montana86.20.581.40.6
Nebraska84.50.475.30.7
Nevada59.30.638.31.1
New Hampshire86.40.574.40.9
New Jersey86.10.278.90.3
New Mexico78.00.672.10.7
New York76.50.263.60.3
North Carolina81.30.274.60.3
North Dakota74.20.867.11.0
Ohio74.90.255.60.5
Oklahoma80.20.382.10.4
Oregon74.30.472.30.7
Pennsylvania75.40.268.90.4
Puerto Rico64.60.655.30.8
Rhode Island78.20.877.51.6
South Carolina80.60.376.30.4
South Dakota90.50.484.20.6
Tennessee76.20.371.60.4
Texas68.80.265.40.3
Utah71.00.562.40.8
Vermont87.90.775.80.9
Virginia80.40.272.70.5
Washington77.90.371.90.8
West Virginia81.20.476.10.4
Wisconsin80.30.266.20.4
Wyoming79.60.877.61.9

a The estimate for the Total row is based on State-level estimates whereas the estimates for the demographic categories are based on patient/episode-level data.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_7-2: 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_7-2.html