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Table 2.5b
Percent of adult surgery patients who received appropriate timing of antibiotics,a all payers, by State, 2005
State 2005
Percent Standard error
United States 75.2 0.19
Alabama 75.7 0.3
Alaska 68.7 2.2
Arizona 63.2 0.5
Arkansas 74.1 0.3
California 65.5 0.2
Colorado 76.2 0.6
Connecticut 89.8 0.7
Delaware 82.6 0.5
District of Columbia 69.7 1.3
Florida 72.2 0.2
Georgia 67.9 0.3
Hawaii 59.2 1.1
Idaho 71.3 0.7
Illinois 76.1 0.2
Indiana 70.0 0.3
Iowa 80.6 0.4
Kansas 71.7 0.4
Kentucky 80.0 0.3
Louisiana 67.6 0.5
Maine 81.8 0.4
Maryland 75.7 0.2
Massachusetts 84.7 0.2
Michigan 81.3 0.2
Minnesota 74.8 0.5
Mississippi 68.2 0.3
Missouri 77.6 0.3
Montana 85.8 0.3
Nebraska 81.9 0.4
Nevada 54.6 0.8
New Hampshire 75.7 0.6
New Jersey 83.8 0.2
New Mexico 76.5 0.5
New York 68.9 0.2
North Carolina 80.2 0.2
North Dakota 77.0 0.6
Ohio 67.5 0.3
Oklahoma 83.8 0.3
Oregon 74.9 0.5
Pennsylvania 73.3 0.2
Puerto Rico 59.7 0.5
Rhode Island 86.1 0.9
South Carolina 82.1 0.2
South Dakota 85.2 0.4
Tennessee 76.7 0.3
Texas 69.9 0.2
Utah 68.5 0.5
Vermont 79.2 0.6
Virginia 78.1 0.3
Washington 76.5 0.5
West Virginia 79.4 0.3
Wisconsin 76.3 0.3
Wyoming 78.3 1.3

a Appropriate timing of antibiotics includes receiving prophylactic antibiotics within 1 hour prior to surgical incision and discontinuing the antibiotics within 24 hours after surgery end time.

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

 

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