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Table 1.41b: Treatment of AMI by State

Mean and median time to PTCA, by State, 1999-2000a,b
       
Statec Mean Standard error Median
       
United States 185.8 12.5 108.0
       
Alabama                 267.6 109.6 100.0
Alaska                  90.0 17.0 90.0
Arizona                 115.2 12.1 103.0
Arkansas                108.5 34.5 108.5
California              243.3 52.6 146.0
Colorado                257.0 96.4 121.0
Connecticut             102.8 13.1 100.5
Delaware                83.5 12.3 66.5
District of Columbia 485.7 331.9 177.0
Florida                 269.7 182.6 95.0
Georgia                 110.0 DSU 110.0
Hawaii                  95.5 7.5 95.5
Idaho                   122.1 19.0 107.0
Illinois                178.8 67.2 109.5
Indiana                 351.9 150.5 164.5
Iowa                    108.0 11.9 104.0
Kansas                  217.5 80.4 134.0
Kentucky                71.0 DSU 71.0
Louisiana               207.0 93.5 105.0
Maine                   DSU DSU DSU
Maryland                106.8 39.4 82.5
Massachusetts           133.7 26.0 135.0
Michigan                117.8 10.3 110.0
Minnesota               191.8 67.7 117.0
Mississippi             272.6 146.0 141.0
Missouri                179.3 68.4 123.5
Montana                 125.5 27.9 87.0
Nebraska                386.9 169.9 107.0
Nevada                  285.5 100.0 177.5
New Hampshire         481.3 281.9 260.0
New Jersey              284.5 170.5 127.5
New Mexico              138.3 29.0 94.0
New York                201.8 106.3 100.0
North Carolina          95.3 5.5 94.5
North Dakota            81.4 10.3 73.0
Ohio                    85.3 8.2 82.0
Oklahoma                59.0 9.0 59.0
Oregon                  172.1 91.1 77.0
Pennsylvania            111.8 13.3 103.0
Puerto Rico 229.5 26.5 229.5
Rhode Island            106.0 DSU 106.0
South Carolina          128.0 51.4 78.0
South Dakota            216.0 57.7 163.0
Tennessee               187.0 32.8 170.0
Texas                   117.3 14.5 111.0
Utah                    180.8 52.0 89.0
Vermont                 230.0 115.0 230.0
Virginia                325.6 165.6 141.0
Washington              234.7 91.5 98.0
West Virginia           122.0 DSU 122.0
Wisconsin               100.9 7.8 107.5
Wyoming                 119.2 15.7 115.5
       

a Population is Medicare patients only.

b Time in minutes from arrival to percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTCA) 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 1.41a: National Treatment of AMI Table 1.42a: National Treatment of Accute Heart Failure

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