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Table 1.42c
Percent of AMI patients who received recommended hospital care,a all payers, by State, 2004 and 2006
State 2006 2004
Percentb Percentb
Total 87.6 83.4
Alabama 90.2 78.8
Alaska 84.7 84.7
Arizona 84.0 84.3
Arkansas 89.2 75.5
California 88.5 81.3
Colorado 93.0 89.7
Connecticut 92.2 89.2
Delaware 83.2 88.0
District of Columbia 93.3 85.7
Florida 89.0 80.5
Georgia 84.5 77.7
Hawaii 83.5 80.0
Idaho 90.3 84.8
Illinois 88.5 81.7
Indiana 86.7 83.3
Iowa 86.8 82.7
Kansas 84.2 82.7
Kentucky 83.5 80.0
Louisiana 85.5 81.2
Maine 93.7 85.8
Maryland 91.7 85.2
Massachusetts 90.5 89.7
Michigan 90.7 85.0
Minnesota 88.0 85.0
Mississippi 85.7 77.3
Missouri 81.3 82.0
Montana 89.3 70.7
Nebraska 87.5 79.8
Nevada 82.8 79.7
New Hampshire 86.2 91.7
New Jersey 92.3 87.0
New Mexico 92.5 71.3
New York 76.8 85.3
North Carolina 88.0 82.5
North Dakota 91.3 85.2
Ohio 90.8 85.5
Oklahoma 81.2 76.5
Oregon 89.8 84.7
Pennsylvania 87.8 82.3
Rhode Island 91.8 90.3
South Carolina 87.5 83.3
South Dakota 86.5 84.5
Tennessee 84.3 77.2
Texas 86.8 79.8
Utah 81.3 75.0
Vermont 89.7 93.8
Virginia 90.5 85.8
Washington 90.2 85.3
West Virginia 91.2 81.8
Wisconsin 86.5 87.5
Wyoming 83.8 88.8

aRecommended hospital care for AMI includes administering aspirin and beta blocker within 24 hours of hospital arrival and at dischange, 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.

b State average percent precalculated and supplied as part of the Hospital Compare database. The 2004 data reflect care for the period January to June 2004; the 2006 data reflect care for the period April 2005 to March 2006.

Key: AMI: acute myocardial infarction.

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

 

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