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New HCUP Statistical BriefsCovering many healthcare cost & utilization topics

Healthcare Cost & Utilization Project (HCUP)

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HCUP Data Descriptions

Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS)
   NIS Technical Documentation
   Obtaining the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS)
State Inpatient Databases (SID)
   SID Technical Documentation
   Obtaining the State Inpatient Databases (SID)
State Ambulatory Surgery Databases (SASD)
   SASD Technical Documentation
   Obtaining the State Ambulatory Surgery Databases (SASD)
Kids' Inpatient Database (KID)
   KID Technical Documentation
   Obtaining the Kids' Inpatient Database
State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD)
   SEDD Technical Documentation
   Obtaining the State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD)

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New Findings and Publications

Fact Books:
   Care of Adults With Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders in U.S. Community Hospitals, 2004
   Ambulatory Surgery in U.S. Hospitals, 2003
   Serving the Uninsured: Safety-Net Hospitals, 2003
   Procedures in U.S. Hospitals, 2003
   Hospitalization in the United States, 2002
   Preventable Hospitalizations
   Care of Children and Adolescents in U.S. Hospitals
   Care of Women in U.S. Hospitals, 2000
   Procedures in U.S. Hospitals, 1997
   Hospitalization in the United States, 1997
   Hospital and Ambulatory Surgery Care for Women's Cancers
   Economic and Health Costs of Diabetes
HCUP Facts and FiguresUpdated with 2006 Data
Publications from the HCUP Databases
Statistical Briefs

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Tools & Software

HCUPnet: Instant Access to Hospital Statistics
AHRQ Quality Indicators
HCUP Tools and Software

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