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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.41a
Percent of Medicare AMI patients with beta blocker prescribed at discharge, United States, 2002 and 2003
    2003 2002
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
           
Total   85.0 0.7 81.5 0.9
           
Gender Male 86.1 0.4 83.0 0.4
Female 83.8 0.4 80.1 0.5
           
Race White 85.2 0.3 81.9 0.3
African American 83.8 1.1 82.0 1.2
Hispanic 80.0 4.5 69.0 2.4
Native American 84.8 2.7 85.6 3.1
Asian 84.7 2.8 79.6 3.1
           
Age Under 65 86.0 0.9 82.8 1.0
65-74 86.5 0.5 83.4 0.5
75-84 84.4 0.5 81.0 0.5
85 and over 82.8 0.7 78.6 0.8
           

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

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