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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.36a: Percent of AMI patients administered aspirin within 24 hours of admission, United States, 2000-2001 and 2002

  2002 2000-2001
Population group Percent Standard Error Percent Standard Error
Total 85.34 0.57 85.14 0.68
Gender        
    Male 87.50 0.39 87.10 0.40
    Female 82.90 0.45 82.60 0.45
Racea        
    White 85.76 0.32 85.21 0.32
    African American 80.43 1.20 81.15 1.30
    Hispanic 81.54 1.97    
    Native American 83.75 4.18    
    Asian 90.80 2.20    
    Other     83.10 1.48
Age        
    Under 65 86.70 0.95 87.97 1.06
    65-74 88.28 0.47 87.17 0.51
    75-84 84.91 0.50 84.72 0.49
    85 and over 80.83 0.70 81.16 0.68

a Race categories changed in 2002 data.

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

 

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