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Table 1.53c
Percent of heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction prescribed ACE inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker at discharge, all payers, by State, 2004 and 2006
State 2006 2004
Percenta Percenta
Totalb 81 74
Alabama 77 73
Alaska 88 75
Arizona 82 76
Arkansas 77 64
California 83 73
Colorado 86 78
Connecticut 86 80
Delaware 81 73
District of Columbia 80 85
Florida 82 73
Georgia 81 74
Hawaii 82 70
Idaho 74 72
Illinois 83 76
Indiana 81 72
Iowa 82 74
Kansas 73 67
Kentucky 78 65
Louisiana 78 73
Maine 86 85
Maryland 85 78
Massachusetts 85 82
Michigan 84 77
Minnesota 84 76
Mississippi 76 66
Missouri 81 76
Montana 83 69
Nebraska 75 75
Nevada 82 80
New Hampshire 87 76
New Jersey 87 78
New Mexico 78 65
New York 85 78
North Carolina 80 74
North Dakota 72 73
Ohio 83 76
Oklahoma 76 75
Oregon 83 79
Pennsylvania 79 68
Rhode Island 86 84
South Carolina 86 72
South Dakota 80 72
Tennessee 79 69
Texas 83 73
Utah 78 78
Vermont 87 67
Virginia 83 73
Washington 84 70
West Virginia 79 70
Wisconsin 84 80
Wyoming 78 79

a State average percent precalculated and supplied as part of the Hospital Compare database. The 2004 data reflect care for the period January to June 2004; the 2006 data reflect care for the period April 2005 to March 2006.

b Estimates are the means of reporting States.

Key: ACE: angiotensin converting enzyme.

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

 

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