T12_1_4_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_4.1
Adult surgery patients who had prophylactic antibiotics discontinued within 24 hours after surgery end time, United States,a 2005-2009
  20092008200720062005
Population groupNumberPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1,028,09693.30.0289.70.0383.70.3776.00.0468.50.07
GenderMale376,38692.90.0489.00.0582.50.3873.20.1061.80.10
Female651,65493.60.0390.00.0484.40.3677.40.1071.90.10
Race/ethnicityWhite819,56293.50.0390.20.0384.20.3676.20.1068.50.10
Black94,29892.50.0989.00.1083.30.3775.90.1070.00.20
Hispanic54,00291.60.1283.50.1677.00.4271.30.2065.10.30
AI/AN4,10392.90.4089.10.4985.00.3678.60.7075.31.00
Asian14,35792.10.2387.60.2781.10.3973.10.4065.10.70
AgeUnder 65538,97693.80.0390.60.0485.40.3579.20.1073.40.10
65-74260,10993.20.0589.20.0682.40.3873.20.1063.50.10
75-84181,06692.60.0688.30.0881.70.3971.90.1062.70.10
85 and over47,94590.70.1385.80.1679.20.4168.60.2061.10.10

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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T12_1_4_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_4_1.html