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Table 2.7c
Percent of adult surgery patients who had prophylactic antibiotics discontinued within 24 hours after surgery end time, all payers, by State, 2005
  2005
State Percenta
Total 66
Alabama 67
Alaska 60
Arizona 61
Arkansas 69
California 53
Colorado 71
Connecticut 95
Delaware 65
District of Columbia 43
Florida 60
Georgia 62
Hawaii 60
Idaho 67
Illinois 63
Indiana 57
Iowa 72
Kansas 69
Kentucky 62
Louisiana 49
Maine 76
Maryland 60
Massachusetts 71
Michigan 76
Minnesota 69
Mississippi 56
Missouri 68
Montana 78
Nebraska 74
Nevada 31
New Hampshire 72
New Jersey 69
New Mexico 73
New York 66
North Carolina 69
North Dakota 75
Ohio 57
Oklahoma 82
Oregon 73
Pennsylvania 62
Rhode Island 76
South Carolina 70
South Dakota 74
Tennessee 68
Texas 61
Utah 59
Vermont 69
Virginia 63
Washington 73
West Virginia 68
Wisconsin 67
Wyoming 66

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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