Table 1

Hospital characteristics and composite outcomes

Reporting institutions118
Reported cases
 Total8533
 Mean (SD)*72.3 (72.4)
 Range(5–621)
AAMC teaching hospital, % (N)89.0 (105/118)
Certified stroke center, % (N)72.9 (86/118)
Region, n (%)
 Mid-Atlantic28 (23.7)
 Mid-continent19 (16.1)
 Midwestern24 (20.3)
 New England12 (10.2)
 Southeastern21 (17.8)
 Western14 (11.9)
Transfers (%)
 Total, % (N)42.5 (3625/8533)
 Mean (SD)*36.1 (25.4)
 Range(0.0–87.5)
IV tPA (%)
 Total, % (N)31.8 (2710/8533)
 Mean (SD)*35.9 (16.6)
 Range(5.7–80.4)
Intracerebral hemorrhage (%)
 Total, % (N)19.2 (1638/8533)
 Mean (SD)*18.7 (8.3)
 Range(0.0–40.0)
Mortality rate (%)
 Total, % (N)13.5 (1150/8533)
 Mean (SD)*15.6 (8.7)
 Range(0.0–50.0)
Mortality index
 Mean (SD)*1.2 (0.6)
 Range(0.0–3.4)
Discharge to home
 Total, % (N)18.6 (1590/8533)
 Mean (SD)*17.2 (8.0)
 Range(0.0–41.7)
  • *Per institution.

  • IV tPA, IV tissue plasminogen activator; AAMC, Association of American Medical Colleges.