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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 44
Percent of AMI patients with aspirin prescribed at discharge, all payers, United States, 2005
Population group Percent SE
Total   95.6 0.4
Gender Male 96.2 0.0
Female 94.0 0.1
Race White 95.8 0.0
Black 93.8 0.1
Hispanic 92.0 0.2
Native American 96.1 0.5
Asian 94.7 0.3
Age Under 65 96.7 0.0
65-74 95.4 0.1
75-84 94.2 0.1
85 and over 92.4 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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