Table 12_1_3-1

2010 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_3.1
Adult surgery patients who received prophylactic antibiotics within 1 hour prior to surgical incision, United States, 2005-2008
  2008200720062005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 93.10.088.80.384.50.081.00.1
GenderMale92.90.088.50.383.80.180.50.1
Female93.20.089.10.384.80.081.20.1
RaceWhite93.30.089.30.385.00.081.60.1
Black92.90.188.20.383.80.180.10.2
Hispanic90.00.184.50.478.00.274.10.3
AI/AN90.50.485.30.482.90.679.50.9
Asian93.50.287.90.382.70.376.00.6
AgeUnder 6593.30.089.30.384.90.081.40.1
65-7493.50.089.30.385.00.181.70.1
75-8492.60.188.20.383.70.180.30.1
85 and over90.00.184.90.479.50.275.40.3

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 12_1_3-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/12_patientsafety/T12_1_3-1.html