Table 10_1_7-3

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_7.3
Surgery patients whose preventive antibiotics are stopped within 24 hours after surgery, by State, 2005 and 2007a
State20072005
PercentSEPercentSE
Total77.60.365.00.6
Alabama76.52.066.83.3
Alaska80.53.8**
Arizona74.61.960.98.8
Arkansas76.53.169.34.6
California72.41.052.92.4
Colorado75.22.571.35.3
Connecticut81.12.4**
Delaware82.03.464.65.4
District of Columbia75.32.4**
Florida75.71.360.52.3
Georgia75.01.761.64.1
Hawaii76.63.4**
Idaho72.14.967.09.1
Illinois73.71.662.92.8
Indiana76.51.857.03.5
Iowa80.52.772.14.4
Kansas76.32.468.94.6
Kentucky72.42.461.67.6
Louisiana69.12.049.06.6
Maine90.61.476.15.0
Maryland78.32.259.83.8
Massachusetts83.91.671.33.7
Michigan86.61.175.92.3
Minnesota86.11.469.56.5
Mississippi74.12.855.73.5
Missouri77.52.167.54.6
Montana87.52.678.16.0
Nebraska88.42.074.05.3
Nevada63.23.530.86.4
New Hampshire88.81.772.45.9
New Jersey84.31.668.82.8
New Mexico81.32.473.26.2
New York79.11.166.12.5
North Carolina79.81.469.43.2
North Dakota82.73.075.06.2
Ohio79.31.156.84.0
Oklahoma83.51.882.34.5
Oregon75.42.773.57.4
Pennsylvania75.61.461.83.4
Rhode Island84.73.0**
South Carolina82.51.770.53.5
South Dakota88.43.674.16.9
Tennessee73.72.367.64.1
Texas73.81.160.63.2
Utah74.83.259.56.0
Vermont85.24.769.56.3
Virginia77.42.063.15.8
Washington81.11.773.05.9
West Virginia71.93.268.34.4
Wisconsin84.81.666.74.1
Wyoming84.63.266.39.0

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_7-3: 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_7-3.html