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Table 1.40b: Treatment of AMI by State

Mean and median time to thrombolysis, by State, 1999-2000a,b
       
Statec Mean Standard error Median
       
United States 62.2 3.9 43.0
       
Alabama                 38.3 5.5 35.0
Alaska                  56.8 9.2 57.0
Arizona                 57.6 6.1 55.0
Arkansas                78.3 35.0 36.5
California              107.5 32.3 76.5
Colorado                57.2 6.9 51.0
Connecticut             128.0 90.7 39.0
Delaware                33.9 8.2 28.0
District of Columbia DSU DSU DSU
Florida                 52.7 10.0 45.0
Georgia                 52.7 15.3 37.5
Hawaii                  258.3 136.0 79.0
Idaho                   38.3 6.7 30.0
Illinois                68.7 15.8 51.0
Indiana                 64.9 22.9 35.0
Iowa                    48.0 7.9 51.0
Kansas                  50.7 8.6 48.5
Kentucky                37.5 6.3 32.0
Louisiana               41.5 15.6 43.5
Maine                   51.5 6.7 38.0
Maryland                32.8 6.7 30.0
Massachusetts           48.6 14.3 45.0
Michigan                71.5 29.1 49.0
Minnesota               43.0 8.9 41.5
Mississippi             42.7 9.6 38.0
Missouri                88.3 29.5 80.0
Montana                 45.1 7.0 44.0
Nebraska                40.5 20.5 40.5
Nevada                  50.8 7.1 45.0
New Hampshire         40.2 6.4 35.0
New Jersey              71.4 28.7 47.0
New Mexico              51.0 11.6 43.0
New York                65.6 18.0 44.0
North Carolina          58.0 30.0 58.0
North Dakota            107.6 23.0 103.0
Ohio                    47.6 6.4 42.0
Oklahoma                68.6 16.6 45.5
Oregon                  50.1 11.0 38.0
Pennsylvania            60.3 12.1 50.0
Puerto Rico 114.8 24.3 77.5
Rhode Island            52.5 12.2 38.0
South Carolina          53.0 10.2 44.5
South Dakota            121.0 DSU 121.0
Tennessee               39.2 3.6 41.0
Texas                   56.9 10.5 54.0
Utah                    42.3 6.1 30.0
Vermont                 42.8 7.2 48.0
Virginia                81.2 38.3 51.0
Washington              55.8 9.3 50.0
West Virginia           48.2 9.1 40.0
Wisconsin               54.8 14.9 49.0
Wyoming                 39.2 6.4 32.5
       
       

a Population is Medicare patients only.

b Time in minutes from arrival to initiation of a thrombolytic agent in patients with ST segment elevation or left bundle branch block (LBBB) on the electrocardiogram (ECG) performed closest to hospital arrival time.

c  For all states, denominator N is less than 30.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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

Table 1.40a: National Treatment of AMI Table 1.41a: National Treatment of AMI

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