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Research Article

Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Cesarean Delivery: A Survey of Anesthesiologists

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of survey respondents.

Respondent and hospital characteristicsN%

Anesthesiologist experience
 Currently training40.3
 <5 years1078.8
 5–14 years42734.9
 15+ years68455.9
Region of practice in the United States
 Northeast24820.3
 Southeast23319.1
 Midwest24520.0
 Southwest1189.7
 West24119.7
 International13811.3
Hospital type (respondents could choose >1)
 University or teaching hospital47138.5
 Nonteaching or community hospital72959.6
 Public/military534.3
 Variable141.1
Number of institutional cesarean deliveries annually
 <100816.6
 100–50052342.8
 >50061950.6
Frequency working in obstetric anesthesia
 Very often (several times a week)69056.4
 Occasionally (a few times a month)47538.8
 Rarely (less than once a month)383.1
 Very rarely (only a few times a year)201.6
Temporal practice change
 This is how I was trained39632.4
 My practice changed >7 years ago30124.6
 My practice changed 1–7 years ago46337.96
 My practice changed within the past year635.2

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