Table 4_2_1-1

2010 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_2_1.1
Hospital patients with heart attack and left ventricular systolic dysfunction who were prescribed ACE inhibitor or ARB at discharge, United States, 2005-2008
  2008200720062005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 93.70.191.30.186.40.183.40.1
GenderMale93.70.191.30.186.50.183.40.1
Female93.70.191.40.286.30.283.20.2
RaceWhite93.70.191.40.186.50.183.20.1
Black94.10.391.90.386.90.384.00.4
Hispanic92.70.389.20.484.50.480.90.5
AI/AN92.81.390.81.488.31.585.21.6
Asian93.50.791.70.886.41.082.01.0
AgeUnder 6594.80.193.10.188.90.286.50.2
65-7493.60.291.10.286.40.283.30.2
75-8493.00.290.00.284.70.281.40.2
85 and over91.70.388.60.382.40.378.70.3

Key: ACE: angiotensin-converting enzyme; ARB: angiotensin receptor blocker; SE: standard error; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native.

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

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 4_2_1-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/4_heartdiseases/T4_2_1-1.html