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Disparities Data Details HDS-19.1 by Geographic Region for 2017

Disparities Details by Geographic Region for 2017
HDS-19.1 : Heart attack patients who receive fibrinolytic therapy within 30 minutes of hospital arrival (percent)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 70.0 (2009)
2020 Target: 77.0 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network Registry (ACTION Registry), American College of Cardiology (ACC)
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Geographic Region for HDS-19.1

HDS-19.1 Increase the proportion of eligible patients with heart attacks who receive fibrinolytic therapy within 30 minutes of hospital arrival

Heart attack patients who receive fibrinolytic therapy within 30 minutes of hospital arrival (percent)

2020 Baseline (year): 70.0 (2009)
2020 Target: 77.0 1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Geographic Region 2017 Disparity
Northeast 71.4
CI 60.6/82.3
SE 5.438
x 1.000
Best rate
West 53.8
CI 33.3/74.4
SE 9.970
x 1.327
CI
1.000/ 1.844
South 53.5
CI 42.7/64.2
SE 5.410
x 1.335
CI
1.000/ 1.645
Midwest 51.5
CI 33.5/69.5
SE 8.835
x 1.387
CI
1.000/ 1.888
Average group rate excluding best group rate 52.9
...
SE 10.167
x 1.349
CI 1.000/ 1.895

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by Geographic Region — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 71.4%, was attained by persons treated in hospitals located in the Northeast.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, %, was attained by persons treated in hospitals located in the Midwest.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 19.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.387 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.349 times the average rate for all other geographic region groups (excluding the best), 52.9%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Geographic Region — 2017

Persons treated in hospitals located in the Northeast achieved the best group rate for this objective, 71.4%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.327 times the rate among persons treated in hospitals located in the West.
  • 1.335 times the rate among persons treated in hospitals located in the South.
  • 1.387 times the rate among persons treated in hospitals located in the Midwest.
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