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The Resource National Hospital Discharge Survey, 2006, United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics, (electronic resource)

National Hospital Discharge Survey, 2006, United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics, (electronic resource)

Label
National Hospital Discharge Survey, 2006
Title
National Hospital Discharge Survey, 2006
Statement of responsibility
United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 2006 National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS) collects medical and demographic information annually from a sample of hospital discharge records. Variables include patients' demographic characteristics (sex, age, race, marital status), dates of admission and discharge, source and type of admission, status at discharge, final diagnoses, surgical and nonsurgical procedures, dates of surgeries, and sources of payment. Information on hospital characteristics such as bedsize, ownership, and region of the country is also included. The medical information is coded using the INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES, 9TH REVISION, CLINICAL MODIFICATION (ICD-9-CM)
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
numeric data
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • National Hospital Discharge Survey Series
Series volume
  • 22745
  • 22745
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Health care facilities
  • Hospitalization
  • Hospitals
  • Illness
  • Medical care
  • Medical evaluation
  • Medical procedures
  • Medical records
  • Patients
Target audience
specialized
Label
National Hospital Discharge Survey, 2006, United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2009-04-22
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: National Hospital Discharge Survey, 2006
Control code
MIU01000000000000007093614
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn436450761
  • (OCoLC)436450761
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR22745
  • (OCoLC)ocn436450761
  • (OCoLC)436450761
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR22745
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Type of computer file
1 dataset.
Label
National Hospital Discharge Survey, 2006, United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2009-04-22
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: National Hospital Discharge Survey, 2006
Control code
MIU01000000000000007093614
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn436450761
  • (OCoLC)436450761
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR22745
  • (OCoLC)ocn436450761
  • (OCoLC)436450761
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR22745
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Type of computer file
1 dataset.

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