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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 and 2006
State 2006 2005
Percenta Percenta
Totalb 78 72
Alabama 74 75
Alaska 74 55
Arizona 71 73
Arkansas 74 72
California 73 67
Colorado 82 68
Connecticut 85 85
Delaware 87 82
District of Columbia 82 88
Florida 81 76
Georgia 69 67
Hawaii 73 55
Idaho 87 78
Illinois 75 69
Indiana 78 67
Iowa 77 71
Kansas 77 62
Kentucky 76 62
Louisiana 67 69
Maine 85 73
Maryland 84 79
Massachusetts 83 80
Michigan 81 79
Minnesota 77 62
Mississippi 77 65
Missouri 78 77
Montana 85 81
Nebraska 82 69
Nevada 68 69
New Hampshire 77 66
New Jersey 88 81
New Mexico 68 70
New York 81 72
North Carolina 83 77
North Dakota 87 85
Ohio 78 72
Oklahoma 77 76
Oregon 71 77
Pennsylvania 76 63
Rhode Island 91 94
South Carolina 80 77
South Dakota 86 85
Tennessee 73 68
Texas 69 63
Utah 71 61
Vermont 83 78
Virginia 77 65
Washington 81 76
West Virginia 73 65
Wisconsin 83 76
Wyoming 75 51

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

b Estimates are the means of reporting States.

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

 

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