Surgery Patients Whose Preventative

Antibiotics Are Stopped Within 24 Hours

After Surgery


Surgery Patients Whose Preventative Antibiotics Are Stopped Within 24 Hours After Surgery

Year Kansas Rate US Rate Iowa Rate
2007 80% 82% 80%
2008 80% 84% 83%
2009 88% 90% 88%
Demographic Group: Surgery patients.
Data Source: HHS – Hospital Compare Database
http://www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov/
Numerator: Surgery patients whose preventative antibiotics are stopped within 24 hours after surgery.
Denominator: Surgery patients whose preventative antibiotics are stopped or are not stopped within 24 hours after surgery.
Unit: percentage
Notes: 2007 runs from 07/2006 - 06/2007
2008 runs from 07/2007 - 06/2008
2009 runs from 07/2008 - 06/2009
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).
  • Colorado data was removed from the data table and chart.

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

5/7/2010

  • Data for 2009 was added to chart and table.