T12_1_3_1

2011 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,a 2005-2009
  20092008200720062005
Population groupNumberPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1,079,41596.10.0293.10.0288.80.3184.50.0481.00.05
GenderMale397,42096.10.0392.90.0488.50.3283.80.1080.50.10
Female681,93796.20.0293.20.0389.10.3184.80.0081.20.10
Race/ethnicityWhite859,91096.20.0293.30.0389.30.3185.00.0081.60.10
Black99,35196.00.0692.90.0888.20.3283.80.1080.10.20
Hispanic57,01295.80.0890.00.1284.50.3678.00.2074.10.30
AI/AN4,32593.30.3890.50.4585.30.3582.90.6079.50.90
Asian15,28196.50.1593.50.2087.90.3382.70.3076.00.60
AgeUnder 65560,56096.30.0393.30.0389.30.3184.90.0081.40.10
65-74273,02996.30.0493.50.0589.30.3185.00.1081.70.10
75-84192,97595.90.0592.60.0688.20.3283.70.1080.30.10
85 and over52,85194.30.1090.00.1384.90.3679.50.2075.40.30

a. 2009 data do not include data from the U.S. territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands); other years do not include Guam and U.S. Virgin Islands.

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 March 2012
Internet Citation: T12_1_3_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/12_patientsafety/T12_1_3_1.html