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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.46b
Median time for AMI patients to PTCA,a Medicare beneficiaries, by State, 2002 and 2004
  2004 2002
State Median time (minutes) Median time (minutes)
United States 538 188
Alabama 601 238
Alaska 159 110
Arizona 201 235
Arkansas 247 1251
California 969 186
Colorado 275 139
Connecticut 622 214
Delaware 282 155
District of Columbia 1038 1997
Florida 492 182
Georgia 1062 239
Hawaii 158 440
Idaho 136 129
Illinois 246 189
Indiana 294 269
Iowa 201 114
Kansas 200 228
Kentucky 797 93
Louisiana 252 251
Maine 1670 134
Maryland 140 135
Massachusetts 153 217
Michigan 227 235
Minnesota 226 269
Mississippi 298 233
Missouri 864 199
Montana 144 93
Nebraska 190 160
Nevada 336 298
New Hampshire 118 127
New Jersey 324 74
New Mexico 341 151
New York 179 289
North Carolina 287 146
North Dakota 692 350
Ohio 1085 1249
Oklahoma 473 269
Oregon 159 146
Pennsylvania 248 182
Puerto Rico 6485 91
Rhode Island 278 181
South Carolina 402 125
South Dakota 348 113
Tennessee 513 149
Texas 713 184
Utah 231 151
Vermont 401 146
Virginia 687 168
Washington 150 259
West Virginia 665 224
Wisconsin 217 191
Wyoming 499 128

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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