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Table 1.38a: Percent of AMI patients administered beta blocker within 24 hours of admission, United States, 2000-2001 and 2002

  2002 2000-2001
Population group Percent Standard Error Percent Standard Error
Total 76.26 0.80 69.29 1.11
Gender        
    Male 77.03 0.62 70.37 0.75
    Female 74.72 0.67 67.34 0.81
Racea        
    White 76.29 0.49 69.44 0.58
    African American 75.24 1.73 65.30 2.21
    Hispanic 64.60 3.19    
    Native American 70.83 6.70    
    Asian 75.49 4.30    
    Other     64.47 2.57
Age        
    Under 65 76.88 1.45 72.68 1.91
    65-74 78.99 0.75 73.15 0.89
    75-84 75.50 0.77 67.76 0.90
    85 and over 70.97 1.09 61.96 1.31

a Race categories changed in 2002 data.

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

 

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