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Appendix B: Detailed Methods

National Healthcare Quality Report, 2008


This appendix provides detailed methodological and statistical information about selected databases analyzed for the .


Contents

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS)

Current as of March 2009
Internet Citation: Appendix B: Detailed Methods: National Healthcare Quality Report, 2008. March 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqr08/methods/index.html