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Table 1.38c
Percent of AMI patients who received recommended hospital care,a all payers, by State, 2004 and 2005
  2005 2004
State Percentb Percentb
Total 84.6 83.4
Alabama 82.5 78.8
Alaska 86.8 84.7
Arizona 86.5 84.3
Arkansas 80.7 75.5
California 85.2 81.3
Colorado 89.8 89.7
Connecticut 89.8 89.2
Delaware 89.7 88.0
District of Columbia 82.5 85.7
Florida 85.2 80.5
Georgia 79.7 77.7
Hawaii 82.7 80.0
Idaho 87.3 84.8
Illinois 84.3 81.7
Indiana 82.3 83.3
Iowa 85.2 82.7
Kansas 78.2 82.7
Kentucky 79.2 80.0
Louisiana 84.7 81.2
Maine 89.5 85.8
Maryland 87.0 85.2
Massachusetts 90.2 89.7
Michigan 87.7 85.0
Minnesota 86.7 85.0
Mississippi 77.2 77.3
Missouri 85.0 82.0
Montana 82.3 70.7
Nebraska 84.2 79.8
Nevada 84.5 79.7
New Hampshire 92.0 91.7
New Jersey 90.2 87.0
New Mexico 71.0 71.3
New York 87.7 85.3
North Carolina 86.2 82.5
North Dakota 86.2 85.2
Ohio 88.0 85.5
Oklahoma 77.3 76.5
Oregon 88.0 84.7
Pennsylvania 85.3 82.3
Rhode Island 88.0 90.3
South Carolina 84.3 83.3
South Dakota 81.2 84.5
Tennessee 80.8 77.2
Texas 82.7 79.8
Utah 77.8 75.0
Vermont 85.3 93.8
Virginia 86.7 85.8
Washington 87.2 85.3
West Virginia 80.5 81.8
Wisconsin 89.8 87.5
Wyoming 80.3 88.8

a Recommended hospital care for AMI includes administrations of aspirin and beta-blocker within 24 hours of hospital arrival and at discharge, receiving prescription of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor or an ARB at discharge for patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction, and giving smoking cessation counseling for smoking patients.

b State average percent pre-calculated and supplied as part of the Hospital Compare database. The 2004 data reflect care for the period January to June 2004; the 2005 data reflect care for the period July 2004 to June 2005.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Hospital Compare.

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