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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 and 2006
State 2006 2005
Percenta Percenta
Totalb 73 66
Alabama 70 67
Alaska 71 60
Arizona 69 61
Arkansas 74 69
California 64 53
Colorado 71 71
Connecticut 77 95
Delaware 82 65
District of Columbia 71 43
Florida 69 60
Georgia 70 62
Hawaii 71 60
Idaho 64 67
Illinois 66 63
Indiana 69 57
Iowa 74 72
Kansas 72 69
Kentucky 71 62
Louisiana 59 49
Maine 86 76
Maryland 68 60
Massachusetts 76 71
Michigan 82 76
Minnesota 80 69
Mississippi 67 56
Missouri 72 68
Montana 86 78
Nebraska 84 74
Nevada 48 31
New Hampshire 80 72
New Jersey 78 69
New Mexico 79 73
New York 72 66
North Carolina 75 69
North Dakota 77 75
Ohio 66 57
Oklahoma 80 82
Oregon 66 73
Pennsylvania 70 62
Rhode Island 78 76
South Carolina 77 70
South Dakota 85 74
Tennessee 68 68
Texas 66 61
Utah 68 59
Vermont 72 69
Virginia 74 63
Washington 74 73
West Virginia 72 68
Wisconsin 80 67
Wyoming 76 66

a 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.

b Estimates are the means of reporting States.

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

 

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