Slide 42. Additional HCUP Supplemental Files

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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  • Trends Files (Nationwide Inpatient Sample [NIS] and Kids' Inpatient Database [KID])
    • Discharge-level files that provide the user with both the trend weights and data elements that are consistently defined across data years.
  • NIS Hospital Ownership File
    • Hospital-level files designed to facilitate analysis of the NIS by hospital ownership categories.
  • American Hospital Association (AHA) Linkage Files
    • Enable researchers to link hospital identifiers in some State databases to the AHA Annual Survey Databases.

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Page last reviewed May 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 42. Additional HCUP Supplemental Files: 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/hcupsld42.html