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Table 1.35a: National Treatment of AMI

Percent of AMI patients with aspirin prescribed at discharge, United States, 2000-2001a
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 85.87 0.79
Male 87.21 0.45
Female 84.20 0.51
White 86.02 0.36
Black 84.57 1.44
Other 81.80 1.75
< 65 86.07 1.20
65-74 89.12 0.52
75-84 86.08 0.56
85 and over 80.16 0.81

a Population is Medicare patients only.

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

Table 1.34b: Treatment of AMI by State Table 1.35b: Treatment of AMI by State

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