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Table 1.37a: National Treatment of AMI

Percent of AMI patients with beta blocker prescribed at discharge, United States, 2000-2001a
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 78.54 1.22
Male 80.04 1.00
Female 77.58 0.99
White 79.08 0.75
Black 75.45 2.60
Other 78.21 3.33
< 65 76.92 2.26
65-74 83.09 1.11
75-84 78.57 1.19
85 and over 72.40 1.74

a Population is Medicare patients only.

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

Table 1.36b: Treatment of AMI by State Table 1.37b: Treatment of AMI by State

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