Slide 24. HCUP National Databases

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP): Overview of HCUP Databases, Tools, and Resources

Slide Presentation from 2010 webinar describing the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).

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Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS): Inpatient hospital discharge data (including admissions that started in the ED [Emergency Department]) from a sample of hospitals in participating HCUP States.

Kids' Inpatient Database (KID): Pediatric inpatient hospital discharge data (including admissions that started in the ED) from a sample of pediatric discharges in participating HCUP States.

Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS): Emergency department data (treat and release and admitted) from a sample of hospitals in participating HCUP States.

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Page last reviewed May 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 24. HCUP National Databases: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP): Overview of HCUP Databases, Tools, and Resources. May 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/ockt/kt/webinars/hcup/hcupsld24.html