This appendix provides detailed methodological and statistical information about selected databases analyzed for the 2011
National Healthcare Disparities Report.
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). Detailed methods are described in the following report, available at: http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/methods.jsp:
- Methods Applying AHRQ Quality Indicators to Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Data for the Ninth (2011) NHQR and NHDR Report.
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS)
Current as of April 2012
National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2011. Detailed Methods Appendix. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nhdr11/methods/index.html