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Table 2.7b
Percent of adult surgery patients who had prophylactic antibiotics discontinued within 24 hours after surgery end time, Medicare beneficiaries, by State, 2004
  2004
State Percent Standard error
United States 48.8 1.5
Alabama 48.2 2.6
Alaska 50.1 2.5
Arizona 37.2 2.4
Arkansas 42.6 2.5
California 38.0 2.5
Colorado 48.6 2.5
Connecticut 53.5 2.5
Delaware 45.9 2.6
District of Columbia 57.6 2.5
Florida 44.4 2.5
Georgia 46.4 2.6
Hawaii 33.2 2.4
Idaho 41.7 2.4
Illinois 45.9 2.6
Indiana 41.6 2.5
Iowa 56.9 2.4
Kansas 43.2 2.5
Kentucky 43.5 2.5
Louisiana 36.3 2.5
Maine 69.5 2.3
Maryland 49.9 2.5
Massachusetts 48.4 2.5
Michigan 54.0 2.5
Minnesota 66.3 2.3
Mississippi 37.9 2.4
Missouri 56.0 2.5
Montana 65.9 2.5
Nebraska 63.4 2.4
Nevada 27.8 2.2
New Hampshire 43.8 2.6
New Jersey 68.8 2.4
New Mexico 50.8 2.6
New York 48.0 2.7
North Carolina 50.9 2.5
North Dakota 60.3 2.4
Ohio 42.7 2.5
Oklahoma 64.0 2.4
Oregon 42.5 2.5
Pennsylvania 46.8 2.5
Puerto Rico 17.3 2.5
Rhode Island 57.7 2.5
South Carolina 60.0 2.4
South Dakota 58.1 2.5
Tennessee 37.2 2.5
Texas 46.0 2.6
Utah 47.7 2.6
Vermont 42.0 2.4
Virginia 56.1 2.5
Washington 54.4 2.5
West Virginia 53.2 2.5
Wisconsin 57.0 2.4
Wyoming 40.0 2.5

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

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