Appendix B: Detailed Methods

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed methodological and statistical information about selected databases analyzed for the National Healthcare Quality and Disparites Reports.

Contents

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

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Appendix B: Detailed Methods: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/methods/index.html