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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.40a: Percent of AMI patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction prescribed ACE inhibitor at discharge, United States, 2000-2001 and 2002

  2002 2000-2001
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total 66.82 0.90 73.91 1.08
Gender        
    Male 67.67 0.90 73.33 0.94
    Female 65.17 1.02 72.34 1.06
Racea        
    White 66.96 0.73 72.27 0.75
    African American 64.60 2.30 79.03 2.60
    Hispanic 66.36 4.61    
    Native American 75.00 7.02    
    Asian 57.63 6.54    
    Other     76.67 3.17
Age        
    Under 65 68.57 2.03 72.34 2.47
    65-74 69.07 1.16 72.97 1.27
    75-84 65.72 1.09 74.86 1.09
    85 and over 62.70 1.64 69.52 1.57

aRace categories changed in 2002 data.

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

 

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