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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 153
Percent of adult surgery patients who received prophylactic antibiotics within 1 hour prior to surgical incision, all payers, United States, 2005
Population group Percent SE
Total   80.8 0.9
Gender Male 80.5 0.1
Female 81.2 0.1
Race White 81.6 0.1
Black 80.1 0.2
Hispanic 74.1 0.3
Native American 79.5 0.9
Asian 76.0 0.6
Age Under 65 81.4 0.1
65-74 81.7 0.1
75-84 80.3 0.1
85 and over 75.4 0.3

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

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