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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.48a
Percent of Medicare heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction prescribed ACE inhibitor at discharge, United States, 2002 and 2003
    2003 2002
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
           
Total   63.6 0.9 64.9 0.7
           
Gender Male 64.4 0.4 66.0 0.7
Female 62.2 0.4 63.8 0.8
           
Race White 62.7 0.3 64.9 0.6
African American 65.9 0.7 66.5 1.4
Hispanic 59.7 3.3 63.4 3.3
Native American 66.1 2.4 72.2 4.6
Asian 55.7 2.2 59.3 5.5
           
Age Under 65 69.6 0.8 71.6 1.4
65-74 64.7 0.5 65.7 1.0
75-84 61.2 0.4 64.6 0.9
85 and over 61.6 0.6 60.3 1.3
           

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

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