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Table 1.36a: National Treatment of AMI

Percent of AMI patients administered beta blocker within 24 hours of admission, United States, 2000-2001a
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 69.29 1.11
Male 70.37 0.75
Female 67.34 0.81
White 69.44 0.58
Black 65.30 2.21
Other 64.47 2.57
< 65 72.68 1.91
65-74 73.15 0.89
75-84 67.76 0.90
85 and over 61.96 1.31

a Population is Medicare patients only.

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

Table 1.35b: Treatment of AMI by State Table 1.36b: Treatment of AMI by State

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