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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.38a
Percent of Medicare AMI patients administered aspirin within 24 hours of admission, United States, 2002 and 2003
    2003 2002
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
           
Total   86.4 0.6 85.3 0.6
           
Gender Male 87.9 0.4 87.5 0.4
Female 84.5 0.4 82.9 0.5
           
Race White 86.8 0.3 85.8 0.3
African American 82.9 1.2 80.4 1.2
Hispanic 79.2 4.9 81.5 2.0
Native American 81.3 2.9 83.8 4.2
Asian 86.9 2.4 90.8 2.2
           
Age Under 65 86.7 0.9 86.7 0.9
65-74 89.2 0.5 88.3 0.5
75-84 86.2 0.5 84.9 0.5
85 and over 82.2 0.7 80.8 0.7
           

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

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