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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.45a: Percent of heart failure 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 64.94 0.70 66.09 1.15
Gender        
    Male 65.99 0.72 64.05 0.95
    Female 63.82 0.82 67.46 1.08
Racea        
    White 64.87 0.61 65.92 1.09
    African American 66.46 1.40 63.98 2.80
    Hispanic 63.38 3.32    
    Native American 72.16 4.60    
    Asian 59.26 5.53    
    Other     62.45 4.06
Age        
    Under 65 71.56 1.44 61.73 3.21
    65-74 65.71 0.99 65.17 1.84
    75-84 64.6 0.85 65.35 1.54
    85 and over 60.28 1.30 67.59 2.13

a Race categories changed in 2002 data.

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

 

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