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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.43b: Median time to PTCA, by State, 2000-2001 and 2002

  2002 2000-2001
State Mediana Standard error Mediana Standard error
United States 187.50 135.52 108.00 12.47
Alabama 237.50 802.54 100.00 109.58
Alaska 110.00 294.41 90.00 17.00
Arizona 235.00 281.97 103.00 12.05
Arkansas 1,250.50 573.36 108.50 34.50
California 186.00 240.64 146.00 52.62
Colorado 139.00 298.26 121.00 96.41
Connecticut 214.00 439.26 100.50 13.13
Delaware 155.00 237.84 66.50 12.26
District of Columbia 1,997.00 1,221.75 177.00 331.93
Florida 182.00 172.22 95.00 182.57
Georgia 239.00 525.43 110.00 DSU
Hawaii 440.00 502.28 95.50 7.50
Idaho 129.00 108.20 107.00 18.98
Illinois 189.00 400.99 109.50 67.17
Indiana 269.00 645.16 164.50 150.47
Iowa 113.50 454.49 104.00 11.90
Kansas 228.00 347.33 134.00 80.45
Kentucky 93.00 1,284.10 71.00 DSU
Louisiana 251.00 613.53 105.00 93.45
Maine 133.50 52.19 DSU DSU
Maryland 135.00 480.21 82.50 39.39
Massachusetts 216.50 911.96 135.00 25.99
Michigan 235.00 442.77 110.00 10.25
Minnesota 269.00 465.40 117.00 67.72
Mississippi 232.50 735.54 141.00 145.95
Missouri 198.50 314.28 123.50 68.38
Montana 92.50 144.27 87.00 27.92
Nebraska 160.00 193.68 107.00 169.88
Nevada 298.00 521.78 177.50 100.02
New Hampshire 127.00 600.35 260.00 281.86
New Jersey 4,411.00 2,744.82 127.50 170.45
New Mexico 151.00 339.46 94.00 29.01
New York 288.50 1,232.29 100.00 106.32
North Carolina 146.00 523.55 94.50 5.48
North Dakota 350.00 251.94 73.00 10.29
Ohio 1,249.00 1,910.08 82.00 8.16
Oklahoma 269.00 660.52 59.00 9.00
Oregon 146.00 332.19 77.00 91.12
Pennsylvania 182.00 687.24 103.00 13.31
Puerto Rico 5,457.00 2,700.19 229.50 26.50
Rhode Island 180.50 146.74 106.00 DSU
South Carolina 125.00 197.52 78.00 51.40
South Dakota 113.00 416.47 163.00 57.66
Tennessee 149.00 346.20 170.00 32.82
Texas 184.00 438.39 111.00 14.45
Utah 151.00 152.09 89.00 52.04
Vermont 146.00 1,246.39 230.00 115.00
Virginia 168.00 265.38 141.00 165.61
Washington 258.50 107.78 98.00 91.53
West Virginia 224.00 1,802.40 122.00 DSU
Wisconsin 191.00 321.48 107.50 7.79
Wyoming 127.50 507.92 115.50 15.66

aTime 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.

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

 

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