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HCUP reports include new findings, publications, research notes based on HCUP data, and technical reports about HCUP issues. These products are developed by AHRQ through a Federal-State-Industry partnership.
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National Statistics

HCUP Facts and Figures
provides an overview of national statistics on hospital stays for 2006 and trends from 1993. Click here to view the Statistics on hospital-based care in the United States, 2006 (PDF file, 1,859 KB; HTML). Previous HCUP Facts and Figures reports are also available.

HCUP Fact Books

National Statistics Archives
The HCUP National Statistics Archive features a broad array of information on older HCUP databases.
Quick Facts

HCUP Statistical Briefs
present simple, descriptive statistics on a variety of specific, focused topics. Statistical Briefs are organized by topic.

HCUP Highlights

Research Spotlights
feature recent examples of peer-reviewed journal articles utilizing HCUP data, software products, and tools.

List of Publications
based on HCUP data are available within the HCUP section of the AHRQ Web site. Publications are listed by author. Information includes title, publication, data, and sometimes access to an abstract.

A comprehensive list of AHRQ publications is also available on the AHRQ Web site.

HCUP Database Reports

HCUP Methods Series
features a broad array of methodological information on the HCUP databases and software tools. Reports in the HCUP Methods Series are listed in chronological order.


Internet Citation: HCUP Reports. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). April 2009 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
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