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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 45
Percent of AMI patients administered beta blocker within 24 hours of admission, all payers, United States, 2005
Population group Percent SE
Total   91.5 0.6
Gender Male 92.7 0.1
Female 90.1 0.1
Race White 91.8 0.1
Black 91.1 0.2
Hispanic 88.9 0.2
Native American 88.4 1.1
Asian 91.2 0.4
Age Under 65 93.9 0.1
65-74 91.5 0.1
75-84 89.9 0.1
85 and over 88.3 0.1

Key: AMI: acute myocardial infarction; SE: standard error.

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

 

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