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Table 2.7b
Percent of adult surgery patients who had prophylactic antibiotics discontinued within 24 hours after surgery end time, all payers, by State, 2005
State Percent Standard error
United States 69.1 1.3
Alabama 66.6 0.4
Alaska 72.9 3.0
Arizona 52.2 0.8
Arkansas 70.1 0.5
California 57.8 0.3
Colorado 71.6 0.9
Connecticut 89.6 1.0
Delaware 77.5 0.7
District of Columbia 54.8 2.1
Florida 63.9 0.2
Georgia 60.8 0.5
Hawaii 55.1 1.6
Idaho 62.7 1.0
Illinois 67.8 0.3
Indiana 61.1 0.4
Iowa 75.8 0.6
Kansas 60.5 0.6
Kentucky 75.2 0.5
Louisiana 58.0 0.8
Maine 80.5 0.6
Maryland 66.5 0.4
Massachusetts 79.4 0.4
Michigan 78.2 0.3
Minnesota 69.1 0.7
Mississippi 60.6 0.5
Missouri 68.9 0.4
Montana 81.4 0.6
Nebraska 75.3 0.7
Nevada 38.3 1.1
New Hampshire 74.4 0.9
New Jersey 78.9 0.3
New Mexico 72.1 0.7
New York 63.6 0.3
North Carolina 74.6 0.3
North Dakota 67.1 1.0
Ohio 55.6 0.5
Oklahoma 82.1 0.4
Oregon 72.3 0.7
Pennsylvania 68.9 0.4
Puerto Rico 55.3 0.8
Rhode Island 77.5 1.6
South Carolina 76.3 0.4
South Dakota 84.2 0.6
Tennessee 71.6 0.4
Texas 65.4 0.3
Utah 62.4 0.8
Vermont 75.8 0.9
Virginia 72.7 0.5
Washington 71.9 0.8
West Virginia 76.1 0.4
Wisconsin 66.2 0.4
Wyoming 77.6 1.9

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

 

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