T2_3_3_1

2011 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 2_3_3.1
Hospital patients with heart failure and left ventricular systolic dysfunction who were prescribed ACE inhibitor or ARB at discharge, United States,a 2005-2009
  20092008200720062005
Population groupNumberPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 254,15693.820.0592.10.0589.70.0685.20.0682.60.07
GenderMale156,85693.810.0692.20.0789.60.0785.00.1082.40.10
Female97,28593.820.0892.10.0989.90.0985.70.1083.00.10
Race/ethnicityWhite155,76293.110.0691.40.0988.90.0784.20.1081.40.10
Black69,53395.150.0893.60.1991.40.1087.60.1085.40.10
Hispanic17,67894.380.1792.50.8389.40.2185.20.2082.90.30
AI/AN1,27891.780.7790.70.4390.80.8186.40.9085.81.00
Asian3,95295.390.3392.60.3189.90.5384.90.6081.50.60
AgeUnder 6598,74495.630.0794.30.0792.30.0888.90.1086.80.10
65-7455,90893.350.1191.60.1288.90.1384.40.1081.80.10
75-8463,04292.610.1090.70.1188.20.1283.00.1080.20.10
85 and over36,46291.700.1489.60.1686.70.1781.40.2078.50.20

a. 2009 data do not include data from the U.S. territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands); other years do not include Guam and U.S. Virgin Islands.

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 March 2012
Internet Citation: T2_3_3_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/2_heartdiseases/T2_3_3_1.html