Table 12_1_4-1

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_4.1
Adult surgery patients who had prophylactic antibiotics discontinued within 24 hours after surgery end time, United States, 2005-2008
  2008200720062005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 89.70.083.70.476.00.068.50.1
GenderMale89.00.182.50.473.20.161.80.1
Female90.00.084.40.477.40.171.90.1
RaceWhite90.20.084.20.476.20.168.50.1
Black89.00.183.30.475.90.170.00.2
Hispanic83.50.277.00.471.30.265.10.3
AI/AN89.10.585.00.478.60.775.31.0
Asian87.60.381.10.473.10.465.10.7
AgeUnder 6590.60.085.40.479.20.173.40.1
65-7489.20.182.40.473.20.163.50.1
75-8488.30.181.70.471.90.162.70.1
85 and over85.80.279.20.468.60.261.10.1

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_4-1: 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_4-1.html