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Table 2.6c
Percent of adult surgery patients who received prophylactic antibiotics within 1 hour prior to surgical incision, all payers, by State, 2005
  2005
State Percenta
Total 72
Alabama 75
Alaska 55
Arizona 73
Arkansas 72
California 67
Colorado 68
Connecticut 85
Delaware 82
District of Columbia 88
Florida 76
Georgia 67
Hawaii 55
Idaho 78
Illinois 69
Indiana 67
Iowa 71
Kansas 62
Kentucky 62
Louisiana 69
Maine 73
Maryland 79
Massachusetts 80
Michigan 79
Minnesota 62
Mississippi 65
Missouri 77
Montana 81
Nebraska 69
Nevada 69
New Hampshire 66
New Jersey 81
New Mexico 70
New York 72
North Carolina 77
North Dakota 85
Ohio 72
Oklahoma 76
Oregon 77
Pennsylvania 63
Rhode Island 94
South Carolina 77
South Dakota 85
Tennessee 68
Texas 63
Utah 61
Vermont 78
Virginia 65
Washington 76
West Virginia 65
Wisconsin 76
Wyoming 51

a State average percent pre-calculated and supplied as part of the Hospital Compare database. The data reflect care for period July 2004 to June 2005.

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Hospital Compare.

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