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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 51
Percent of heart failure 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   82.9 0.4
Gender Male 82.4 0.1
Female 83.0 0.1
Race White 81.4 0.1
Black 85.4 0.1
Hispanic 82.9 0.3
Native American 85.8 1.0
Asian 81.5 0.6
Age Under 65 86.8 0.1
65-74 81.8 0.1
75-84 80.2 0.1
85 and over 78.5 0.2

Key: ACE: angiotensin converting enzyme; SE: standard error.

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


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