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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 43
Percent of AMI patients administered aspirin within 24 hours of admission, all payers, United States, 2005
Population group Percent SE
Total   95.3 0.2
Gender Male 96.2 0.0
Female 93.7 0.1
Race White 95.3 0.0
Black 94.5 0.1
Hispanic 94.4 0.1
Native American 92.8 0.8
Asian 95.4 0.3
Age Under 65 97.2 0.0
65-74 95.3 0.1
75-84 93.7 0.1
85 and over 92.0 0.1

Key: AMI: acute myocardial infarction; SE: standard error.

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


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