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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.43a
Percent of AMI patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction prescribed an ACE inhibitor at discharge, Medicare beneficiaries, United States, 2002 and 2004
    2004 2002
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total 68.5 1.1 66.8 0.9
Gender Male 68.2 0.9 67.7 0.9
Female 68.7 1.1 65.2 1.0
Race White 68.6 0.8 67.0 0.7
Black 66.6 2.6 64.6 2.3
Hispanic 64.4 4.8 66.4 4.6
Native American 75.7 7.3 75.0 7.0
Asian 59.7 6.6 57.6 6.5
Age Under 65 70.3 2.0 68.6 2.0
65-74 70.2 1.2 69.1 1.2
75-84 67.2 1.2 65.7 1.1
85 and over 66.6 1.7 62.7 1.6

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

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