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2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.
Hospital patients with heart attack and left ventricular systolic dysfunction who were prescribed ACE inhibitor or ARB at discharge, United States, 2005-2008
| || ||2008||2007||2006||2005|
|85 and over||91.7||0.3||88.6||0.3||82.4||0.3||78.7||0.3|
Key: ACE: angiotensin-converting enzyme; ARB: angiotensin receptor blocker; SE: standard error; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native.
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.
Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 4_2_1-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports.
October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/4_heartdiseases/T4_2_1-1.html