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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.43a: National Treatment of Accute Heart Failure

Percent of heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction prescribed ACE inhibitor at discharge, United States, 2000-2001a
     
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 66.09 1.15
Gender
Male 64.05 0.95
Female 67.46 1.08
Race
White 65.92 1.09
Black 63.98 2.80
Other 62.45 4.06
Age
< 65 61.73 3.21
65-74 65.17 1.84
75-84 65.35 1.54
85 and over 67.59 2.13

a Population is Medicare patients only.

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

Table 1.42b: Treatment of Accute Heart Failure by State Table 1.43b: Treatment of Accute Heart Failure by State

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