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Table 2 Rates of medications prescribed within 90 days of discharge

From: A comparison of Chinese and non-Chinese Canadian patients hospitalized with heart failure

  Chinese (n = 1,004) Non-Chinese (n = 73,708) P
Medications prescribed (%)    
ACE inhibitors 57.5 66.4 <0.001
ARBs 17.4 8.9 <0.001
ARBs and ACE inhibitors 6.1 2.9 <0.001
ARBs or ACE inhibitors 68.8 72.4 0.011
Amiodarone 9.1 8.3 0.37
Beta-blockers 42.5 41.6 0.54
Calcium channel blockers, 1st generation 14.9 14.2 0.48
Calcium channel blockers, 2nd generation 21.6 15.3 <0.001
COX-2 inhibitors 3.2 2.8 0.48
Digoxin 29.4 36.1 <0.001
Furosemide 81.5 85.6 <0.001
NSAIDs (excluding COX-2 inhibitors) 5.0 5.7 0.36
Spironolactone 12.6 15.0 0.033
Statins 27.6 25.9 0.22
Vasodilators 42.6 42.9 0.87
Warfarin 27.6 28.3 0.62