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Table 1.42a: National Treatment of Accute Heart Failure

Percent of heart failure patients having evaluation of left ventricular ejection fraction, United States, 2000-2001a
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 69.13 1.28
Male 72.05 0.54
Female 67.09 0.48
White 69.18 0.39
Black 69.99 1.71
Other 67.87 2.35
< 65 72.24 2.08
65-74 73.81 1.16
75-84 70.93 0.88
85 and over 62.21 0.90

a Population is Medicare patients only.

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

Table 1.41b: Treatment of AMI by State Table 1.42b: Treatment of Accute Heart Failure by State

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