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National Hospital Discharge Survey Data

The National Hospital Discharge Survey is a national, random-sample survey of inpatient records that collects data about inpatient visits discharged from hospitals.

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What is the Data?

Content: patient characteristics, source of payment, diagnosis, procedures, discharge status, admission/discharge dates
Population: patients discharged from hospitals with average LOS of <30days
Years Collected: 1965-2010
Geographic Region: National, Regional

How was it collected?

Method: Data are extracted from patient medical records.