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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.41a: Percent of AMI patients given smoking cessation counseling while hospitalized, United States, 2000-2001 and 2002

  2002 2000-2001
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total 49.52 1.30 42.73 1.35
Gender        
    Male 49.90 1.12 42.91 1.01
    Female 49.51 1.37 41.91 1.23
Racea        
    White 51.04 0.94 43.65 0.84
    African American 39.93 2.87 28.81 2.39
    Hispanic 31.43 5.63    
    Native American 54.35 7.51    
    Asian 48.39 9.27    
    Other     47.37 3.47
Age        
    Under 65 58.87 1.66 53.30 1.64
    65-74 50.16 1.28 46.96 1.20
    75-84 43.13 1.77 32.96 1.44
    85 and over 23.31 3.69 16.49 2.21

a Race categories changed in 2002 data.

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

 

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