Table 4_3_3-1

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_3_3.1
Hospital patients with heart failure and left ventricular systolic dysfunction who were prescribed ACE inhibitor or ARB at discharge, United States, 2005-2008
  2008200720062005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 92.10.189.70.185.20.182.60.1
GenderMale92.20.189.60.185.00.182.40.1
Female92.10.189.90.185.70.183.00.1
RaceWhite93.60.188.90.184.20.181.40.1
Black92.50.291.40.187.60.185.40.1
Hispanic90.70.889.40.285.20.282.90.3
AI/AN92.60.490.80.886.40.985.81.0
Asian93.20.389.90.584.90.681.50.6
AgeUnder 6594.30.192.30.188.90.186.80.1
65-7491.60.188.90.184.40.181.80.1
75-8490.70.188.20.183.00.180.20.1
85 and over89.60.286.70.281.40.278.50.2

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; 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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 4_3_3-1: 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_3_3-1.html