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Table 2.5c
Percent of adult surgery patients who received appropriate timing of antibiotics,a all payers, by State, 2005 and 2006
State 2006 2005
Percentb Percentb
Total 75.5 69.1
Alabama 72.5 71.0
Alaska 72.0 57.5
Arizona 74.0 67.0
Arkansas 70.0 70.5
California 68.5 60.0
Colorado 76.5 69.5
Connecticut 81.0 90.0
Delaware 76.5 73.5
District of Columbia 84.5 65.5
Florida 75.0 68.0
Georgia 69.5 64.5
Hawaii 72.0 57.5
Idaho 75.5 72.5
Illinois 75.5 66.0
Indiana 70.5 62.0
Iowa 73.5 71.5
Kansas 74.5 65.5
Kentucky 73.5 62.0
Louisiana 63.0 59.0
Maine 79.5 74.5
Maryland 76.0 69.5
Massachusetts 85.5 75.5
Michigan 81.5 77.5
Minnesota 78.5 65.5
Mississippi 75.0 60.5
Missouri 72.0 72.5
Montana 85.5 79.5
Nebraska 79.0 71.5
Nevada 82.0 50.0
New Hampshire 83.0 69.0
New Jersey 78.5 75.0
New Mexico 83.0 71.5
New York 73.5 69.0
North Carolina 58.0 73.0
North Dakota 76.5 80.0
Ohio 72.0 64.5
Oklahoma 78.5 79.0
Oregon 68.5 75.0
Pennsylvania 73.0 62.5
Rhode Island 84.5 85.0
South Carolina 78.5 73.5
South Dakota 85.5 79.5
Tennessee 70.5 68.0
Texas 67.5 62.0
Utah 69.5 60.0
Vermont 75.5 73.5
Virginia 77.5 64.0
Washington 77.5 74.5
West Virginia 81.5 66.5
Wisconsin 72.5 71.5
Wyoming 75.5 58.5

a Appropriate timing of antibiotics includes receiving preventative antibiotic(s) 1 hour before incision and discontinuing the antibiotics within 24 hours after surgery end time. Estimates are the mean State percentages of the related measures.

b State average percent precalculated and supplied as part of the Hospital Compare database. The 2005 data reflect care for the period July 2004 to June 2005; the 2006 data reflect care for the period April 2005 to March 2006.

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

 

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