Just Released! 2009 Kids' Inpatient Database (KID)
- The KID is the only all-payer dataset on children's use of hospital services in the United States.
- Contains pediatric inpatient hospital discharge data (including those admissions that started in the ED [emergency department]) from a sample of pediatric discharges in 44 participating Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) States.
- Allows for national and regional studies of inpatient hospital utilization and charges for newborns, children, and adolescents.
Image: Photo of a child.
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