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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 46
Percent of AMI patients with beta blocker prescribed at discharge, all payers, United States, 2005
Population group Percent SE
Total   94.5 0.5
Gender Male 95.3 0.0
Female 93.3 0.1
Race White 94.8 0.0
Black 93.7 0.1
Hispanic 90.8 0.2
Native American 95.2 0.5
Asian 93.4 0.3
Age Under 65 95.7 0.0
65-74 94.4 0.1
75-84 93.4 0.1
85 and over 92.2 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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