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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.49c
Percent of heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction prescribed an ACE inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker at discharge, all payers, by State, 2004 and 2005
  2005 2004
State Percenta Percenta
Total 80 74
Alabama 78 73
Alaska 85 75
Arizona 81 76
Arkansas 74 64
California 81 73
Colorado 87 78
Connecticut 82 80
Delaware 78 73
District of Columbia 86 85
Florida 77 73
Georgia 76 74
Hawaii 74 70
Idaho 84 72
Illinois 82 76
Indiana 77 72
Iowa 79 74
Kansas 70 67
Kentucky 72 65
Louisiana 78 73
Maine 86 85
Maryland 84 78
Massachusetts 83 82
Michigan 84 77
Minnesota 77 76
Mississippi 76 66
Missouri 79 76
Montana 87 69
Nebraska 73 75
Nevada 79 80
New Hampshire 86 76
New Jersey 85 78
New Mexico 83 65
New York 83 78
North Carolina 80 74
North Dakota 86 73
Ohio 83 76
Oklahoma 80 75
Oregon 79 79
Pennsylvania 77 68
Rhode Island 78 84
South Carolina 82 72
South Dakota 77 72
Tennessee 76 69
Texas 78 73
Utah 81 78
Vermont 73 67
Virginia 78 73
Washington 83 70
West Virginia 78 70
Wisconsin 85 80
Wyoming 66 79

a State average percent pre-calculated and supplied as part of the Hospital Compare database. The 2004 data reflect care for the period January to June 2004; the 2005 data reflect care for the period July 2004 to June 2005. The 2004 data do not include ARBs.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Hospital Compare.

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