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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 47
Percent of AMI patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction prescribed ACE inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker at discharge, all payers, United States, 2005
Population group Percent SE
Total   83.7 0.5
Gender Male 83.4 0.1
Female 83.2 0.2
Race White 83.2 0.1
Black 84.0 0.4
Hispanic 80.9 0.5
Native American 85.2 1.6
Asian 82.0 1.0
Age Under 65 86.5 0.2
65-74 83.3 0.2
75-84 81.4 0.2
85 and over 78.7 0.3

Key: AMI: acute myocardial infarction; ACE: angiotensin converting enzyme; SE: standard error.

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


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