Table 4_3_3-1

2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 4_3_3.1
Hospital patients with heart failure and left ventricular systolic dysfunction who were prescribed ACE inhibitor or ARB at discharge, United States, 2005 and 2007
  20072005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 89.70.182.60.1
GenderMale89.60.182.40.1
Female89.90.183.00.1
RaceWhite88.90.181.40.1
Black91.40.185.40.1
Hispanic89.40.282.90.3
Native American90.80.885.81.0
Asian89.90.581.50.6
AgeUnder 6592.30.186.80.1
65–7488.90.181.80.1
75–8488.20.180.20.1
85 and over86.70.278.50.2

Key: ACE: angiotensin-converting enzyme; ARB: angiotensin receptor blocker; SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 4_3_3-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/4_heartdiseases/T4_3_3-1.html