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Table 1.42b
Percent of AMI patients who received recommended hospital care,a all payers, by State, 2005
State 2005
Percent Standard error
United States 93.5 1.9
Alabama 92.4 0.1
Alaska 94.0 0.5
Arizona 93.2 0.1
Arkansas 91.6 0.2
California 93.4 0.1
Colorado 96.8 0.1
Connecticut 94.4 0.2
Delaware 95.5 0.3
District of Columbia 91.3 0.5
Florida 91.8 0.1
Georgia 92.2 0.1
Hawaii 90.1 0.3
Idaho 96.3 0.3
Illinois 93.1 0.1
Indiana 93.6 0.1
Iowa 95.8 0.1
Kansas 94.2 0.2
Kentucky 92.5 0.1
Louisiana 91.5 0.2
Maine 94.8 0.2
Maryland 93.1 0.2
Massachusetts 96.2 0.1
Michigan 95.2 0.1
Minnesota 95.9 0.1
Mississippi 90.6 0.2
Missouri 93.7 0.1
Montana 95.4 0.3
Nebraska 95.3 0.2
Nevada 92.2 0.2
New Hampshire 96.1 0.2
New Jersey 95.8 0.1
New Mexico 90.3 0.3
New York 93.7 0.1
North Carolina 94.9 0.1
North Dakota 96.1 0.3
Ohio 95.1 0.1
Oklahoma 92.2 0.2
Oregon 94.8 0.2
Pennsylvania 93.8 0.1
Puerto Rico 77.8 0.3
Rhode Island 93.6 0.3
South Carolina 94.1 0.1
South Dakota 96.4 0.3
Tennessee 92.1 0.1
Texas 91.9 0.1
Utah 92.7 0.3
Vermont 93.8 0.4
Virginia 94.4 0.1
Washington 94.6 0.1
West Virginia 94.0 0.2
Wisconsin 95.3 0.1
Wyoming 93.3 0.6

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

Key: AMI: acute myocardial infarction.

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

 

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