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Table 1.42b: Median time to thrombolysis, by State, 2000-2001 and 2002

  2002 2000-2001
State Mediana Standard error Mediana Standard error
United States 47.00 3.00 43.00 3.92
Alabama 39.00 7.02 35.00 5.45
Alaska 43.00 332.46 57.00 9.23
Arizona 39.00 427.21 55.00 6.09
Arkansas 49.00 6.72 36.50 35.03
California 48.00 189.07 76.50 32.29
Colorado 39.00 9.32 51.00 6.91
Connecticut 53.50 10.97 39.00 90.75
Delaware 38.00 436.63 28.00 8.22
District of Columbia 89.00 22.72 DSU DSU
Florida 49.00 27.94 45.00 10.04
Georgia 41.00 11.08 37.50 15.34
Hawaii 48.50 22.15 79.00 135.99
Idaho 50.00 15.23 30.00 6.67
Illinois 126.50 30.41 51.00 15.76
Indiana 43.00 10.41 35.00 22.89
Iowa 41.50 13.67 51.00 7.94
Kansas 57.00 26.63 48.50 8.57
Kentucky 25.50 12.47 32.00 6.34
Louisiana 140.00 36.45 43.50 15.55
Maine 40.00 11.20 38.00 6.68
Maryland 48.00 19.54 30.00 6.70
Massachusetts 38.00 59.74 45.00 14.31
Michigan 54.00 44.61 49.00 29.08
Minnesota 53.00 73.34 41.50 8.88
Mississippi 20.50 7.93 38.00 9.55
Missouri 36.00 58.05 80.00 29.46
Montana 41.50 27.45 44.00 6.99
Nebraska 52.00 1,334.44 40.50 20.50
Nevada 50.00 13.98 45.00 7.10
New Hampshire 34.00 14.15 35.00 6.37
New Jersey 59.50 14.09 47.00 28.72
New Mexico 57.50 32.76 43.00 11.58
New York 68.50 20.85 44.00 17.98
North Carolina 23.00 6.90 58.00 30.00
North Dakota 48.00 9.12 103.00 22.96
Ohio 40.00 14.02 42.00 6.42
Oklahoma 54.00 14.66 45.50 16.61
Oregon 39.00 9.46 38.00 11.04
Pennsylvania 40.00 15.54 50.00 12.07
Puerto Rico 63.50 337.46 77.50 24.30
Rhode Island 49.00 12.16 38.00 12.17
South Carolina 45.00 44.49 44.50 10.22
South Dakota 77.00 51.65 121.00 DSU
Tennessee 63.50 190.04 41.00 3.55
Texas 48.00 59.34 54.00 10.50
Utah 36.00 26.74 30.00 6.09
Vermont 45.00 5.84 48.00 7.22
Virginia 37.00 13.73 51.00 38.32
Washington 46.00 32.29 50.00 9.25
West Virginia 44.50 276.33 40.00 9.11
Wisconsin 91.50 142.43 49.00 14.93
Wyoming 45.00 56.15 32.50 6.45

a 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.

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

 

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