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Table 1.41a: National Treatment of AMI

Mean and median time to PTCA, United States, 1999-2000a,b
Population group Mean Standard error Median
Total 185.8 12.5 108.0
Male 192.9 16.9 106.0
Female 173.6 17.5 114.0
White 178.4 12.4 108.0
African Americanc 255.6 96.6 107.5
Other 248.3 68.2 104.5
< 65 222.8 50.6 116.0
65-74 176.7 15.1 105.0
75-84 191.3 23.0 111.5

aPopulation is Medicare patients only.

bTime in minutes trom 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.

cDenominator N is less than 30.

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

Table 1.40b: Treatment of AMI by State Table 1.41b: Treatment of AMI by State

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