Table 12_1_4-3

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_4.3
Surgery patients whose preventive antibiotic(s) are stopped within 24 hours after surgery, by State, 2005 and 2008a
 20082005
StatePercentSEPercentSE
Total84.50.365.00.6
Alabama81.52.366.83.3
Alaska80.45.2DSUDSU
Arizona83.61.560.98.8
Arkansas85.81.969.34.6
California82.00.952.92.4
Colorado85.61.971.35.3
Connecticut88.71.2DSUDSU
Delaware86.62.864.65.4
District of Columbia85.93.6DSUDSU
Florida83.71.160.52.3
Georgia82.41.561.64.1
Hawaii82.13.5DSUDSU
Idaho78.44.367.09.1
Illinois81.31.362.92.8
Indiana84.61.457.03.5
Iowa83.42.372.14.4
Kansas79.62.868.94.6
Kentucky82.52.161.67.6
Louisiana77.11.949.06.6
Maine93.81.276.15.0
Maryland85.41.959.83.8
Massachusetts89.71.571.33.7
Michigan89.91.075.92.3
Minnesota89.31.569.56.5
Mississippi78.73.155.73.5
Missouri83.82.167.54.6
Montana88.52.678.16.0
Nebraska90.41.974.05.3
Nevada75.73.230.86.4
New Hampshire93.90.872.45.9
New Jersey88.61.468.82.8
New Mexico85.81.973.26.2
New York86.30.866.12.5
North Carolina88.01.169.43.2
North Dakota92.81.775.06.2
Ohio86.91.056.84.0
Oklahoma85.91.982.34.5
Oregon84.42.173.57.4
Pennsylvania84.91.061.83.4
Rhode Island92.51.4DSUDSU
South Carolina89.11.270.53.5
South Dakota94.61.174.16.9
Tennessee80.82.067.64.1
Texas81.61.160.63.2
Utah81.32.359.56.0
Vermont93.61.569.56.3
Virginia85.71.363.15.8
Washington89.31.273.05.9
West Virginia76.53.468.34.4
Wisconsin89.81.066.74.1
Wyoming83.33.666.39.0

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

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 12_1_4-3: 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_4-3.html