Table 4

Number of facet joint interventions and procedures per 100,000 Medicare beneficiaries provided by state.

2002

2006

% of change from 2002

Fold difference from the lowest state for 2006


State

Services

Rate per 100,000 population

Services

Rate per 100,000 population

Services

Rate per 100,000 population


Florida

108,800

3,603

534,000

17,340

391%

381%

26.80


Michigan

44,940

3,514

96,460

6,386

115%

82%

9.87


Texas

62,680

2,680

142,960

5,445

128%

103%

8.42


Arkansas

8,240

1,692

23,040

4,752

180%

181%

7.34


Delaware

800

714

5,520

4,187

590%

486%

6.47


Alaska

400

874

2,000

4,026

400%

361%

6.22


Mississippi

6,920

1,788

16,600

3,596

140%

101%

5.56


Kentucky

11,520

1,797

24,900

3,583

116%

99%

5.54


Utah

2,620

1,365

8,440

3,431

222%

151%

5.30


Tennessee

12,440

1,695

32,460

3,419

161%

102%

5.29


West Virginia

3,160

878

12,080

3,343

282%

281%

5.17


Montana

2,740

1,745

5,060

3,335

85%

91%

5.15


Maryland

8,500

1,302

23,320

3,294

174%

153%

5.09


North Carolina

15,840

1,331

42,400

3,218

168%

142%

4.97


Ohio

17,620

1,134

56,060

3,153

218%

178%

4.87


Vermont

800

875

2,900

3,150

263%

260%

4.87


South Carolina

6,540

965

21,160

3,140

224%

225%

4.85


Missouri

8,260

1,109

29,160

3,137

253%

183%

4.85


New Hampshire

3,320

2,024

6,200

3,134

87%

55%

4.84


Alabama

20,220

2,682

23,620

3,058

17%

14%

4.73


Indiana

12,620

1,485

28,140

3,050

123%

105%

4.71


Pennsylvania

31,560

1,552

63,740

2,957

102%

90%

4.57


Georgia

14,820

1,705

31,360

2,916

112%

71%

4.51


South Dakota

580

480

3,460

2,904

497%

504%

4.49


Iowa

7,780

1,784

13,960

2,823

79%

58%

4.36


Louisiana

4,220

701

17,500

2,804

315%

300%

4.33


Arizona

5,960

753

22,540

2,765

278%

267%

4.27


Wyoming

780

1,158

1,780

2,593

128%

124%

4.01


Massachusetts

10,280

1,155

25,240

2,571

146%

123%

3.97


California

55,060

1,458

103,000

2,409

87%

65%

3.72


Wisconsin

10,060

1,435

19,660

2,341

95%

63%

3.62


Maine

2,640

1,153

5,560

2,311

111%

100%

3.57


New York

27,660

1,057

63,840

2,276

131%

115%

3.52


New Mexico

2,720

925

6,120

2,219

125%

140%

3.43


Kansas

2,000

531

8,980

2,209

349%

316%

3.41


Illinois

17,060

1,054

37,180

2,171

118%

106%

3.35


Nevada

2,640

996

6,580

2,145

149%

115%

3.32


Virginia

10,720

1,203

19,900

1,955

86%

62%

3.02


New Jersey

13,320

1,073

23,180

1,867

74%

74%

2.89


Colorado

4,740

946

10,020

1,856

111%

96%

2.87


Oklahoma

5,920

1,159

10,260

1,854

73%

60%

2.86


Connecticut

3,040

559

9,160

1,728

201%

209%

2.67


Minnesota

3,440

587

11,940

1,674

247%

185%

2.59


Idaho

1,760

1,019

3,100

1,656

76%

63%

2.56


Nebraska

1,100

430

3,440

1,382

213%

222%

2.14


Washington

4,560

667

11,560

1,365

154%

105%

2.11


Rhode Island

880

511

2,060

1,332

134%

161%

2.06


Oregon

1,440

295

7,240

1,310

403%

344%

2.02


North Dakota

960

930

1,160

1,184

21%

27%

1.83


District of Columbia

360

485

620

1,021

72%

110%

1.58


Hawaii

720

420

1,100

647

53%

54%

1.00


Overall

607,760

1,501

1,688,180

3,895

178%

160%

6.02


Manchikanti et al. BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:84   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-84

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