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Table 154
Percent of adult surgery patients who had prophylactic antibiotics discontinued within 24 hours after surgery end time, all payers, United States, 2005
Population group Percent SE
Total   69.1 1.3
Gender Male 61.8 0.1
Female 71.9 0.1
Race White 68.5 0.1
Black 70.0 0.2
Hispanic 65.1 0.3
Native American 75.3 1.0
Asian 65.1 0.7
Age Under 65 73.4 0.1
65-74 63.5 0.1
75-84 62.7 0.1
85 and over 61.1 0.1

Key: SE: standard error.

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


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