Table 12_1_4-1

2009 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 12_1_4.1
Adult surgery patients who had prophylactic antibiotics discontinued within 24 hours after surgery end time, United States, 2005 and 2007
  20072005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 83.70.468.50.1
GenderMale82.50.461.80.1
Female84.40.471.90.1
RaceWhite84.20.468.50.1
Black83.30.470.00.2
Hispanic77.00.465.10.3
Native American85.00.475.31.0
Asian81.10.465.10.7
AgeUnder 6585.40.473.40.1
65–7482.40.463.50.1
75–8481.70.462.70.1
85 and over79.20.461.10.1

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 12_1_4-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/12_patientsafety/T12_1_4-1.html