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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.45b
Median time for Medicare AMI patients to PTCAa, by State, 2002 and 2003
State 2003 2002
     
United States 145 188
     
Alabama 123 238
Alaska 124 110
Arizona 168 235
Arkansas 162 1251
California 126 186
Colorado 111 139
Connecticut 843 214
Delaware 116 155
District of Columbia 1821 1997
Florida 137 182
Georgia 123 239
Hawaii 905 440
Idaho 112 129
Illinois 116 189
Indiana 147 269
Iowa 123 114
Kansas 160 228
Kentucky 269 93
Louisiana 123 251
Maine 5245 134
Maryland 149 135
Massachusetts 136 217
Michigan 135 235
Minnesota 161 269
Mississippi 358 233
Missouri 99 199
Montana 88 93
Nebraska 108 160
Nevada 157 298
New Hampshire 115 127
New Jersey 1536 4411
New Mexico 115 151
New York 164 289
North Carolina 184 146
North Dakota 229 350
Ohio 128 1249
Oklahoma 132 269
Oregon 163 146
Pennsylvania 255 182
Puerto Rico 531 5457
Rhode Island 168 181
South Carolina 155 125
South Dakota 165 113
Tennessee 335 149
Texas 174 184
Utah 133 151
Vermont 128 146
Virginia 161 168
Washington 138 259
West Virginia 156 224
Wisconsin 123 191
Wyoming 236 128
     

a 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.

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

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

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