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Table 2.6b
Percent of adult surgery patients who received prophylactic antibiotics within 1 hour prior to surgical incision, Medicare beneficiaries, by State, 2004
  2004
State Percent Standard error
United States 66.3 1.2
Alabama 59.8 2.5
Alaska 68.2 2.3
Arizona 57.8 2.4
Arkansas 67.8 2.3
California 60.6 2.5
Colorado 72.4 2.3
Connecticut 69.1 2.3
Delaware 79.4 2.1
District of Columbia 75.1 2.2
Florida 63.7 2.4
Georgia 60.9 2.5
Hawaii 75.4 2.2
Idaho 66.4 2.3
Illinois 64.9 2.4
Indiana 60.6 2.4
Iowa 72.1 2.2
Kansas 71.4 2.2
Kentucky 56.2 2.5
Louisiana 61.4 2.5
Maine 65.9 2.3
Maryland 75.2 2.1
Massachusetts 74.3 2.1
Michigan 67.9 2.3
Minnesota 69.5 2.2
Mississippi 59.9 2.4
Missouri 68.0 2.3
Montana 76.5 2.2
Nebraska 72.6 2.1
Nevada 50.8 2.5
New Hampshire 57.5 2.5
New Jersey 72.4 2.3
New Mexico 65.0 2.5
New York 64.1 2.5
North Carolina 71.6 2.2
North Dakota 75.8 2.0
Ohio 52.1 2.5
Oklahoma 76.3 2.1
Oregon 66.3 2.4
Pennsylvania 61.4 2.4
Puerto Rico 38.2 3.2
Rhode Island 82.4 1.9
South Carolina 69.5 2.2
South Dakota 77.7 2.1
Tennessee 71.6 2.2
Texas 58.0 2.5
Utah 65.0 2.5
Vermont 59.8 2.3
Virginia 65.1 2.4
Washington 60.3 2.4
West Virginia 70.7 2.2
Wisconsin 74.9 2.1
Wyoming 49.5 2.5

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

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