Data Sources Available From AHRQ

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides a range of data resources in the form of online, searchable databases. Data are provided on topics such as the use of health care, the costs of care, health care systems, trends in hospital care, health insurance coverage, out-of-pocket spending, and patient satisfaction.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) offers robust data sources that may interest you if you're a researcher, clinician, purchaser, policymaker, or consumer. The following page is intended to assist you in understanding these sources and to get you to the data you seek.

If You Need Data On Use This Data Source
Accessibility of care
Ambulatory surgeries
Emergency department visits
Health care disparities
Health care quality
Health care spending
Health care systems
Health care use
Health information data element definitions, values and information models
   By payer
   By States
   For children
State-specific health care quality information (strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement)
Study data extracted for systematic reviews
Page last reviewed April 2018
Page originally created July 2012
Internet Citation: Data Sources Available From AHRQ. Content last reviewed April 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.