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National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1997 [electronic resource] United States Department of Health and HumanServices. National Center for Health Statistics

Publication:
Ann Arbor, Mich. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor] 1999.
Format/Description:
Datafile
1 online resource.
Edition:
ICPSR Version, 2006-04-05.
Series:
ICPSR (Series) 2801.
National Hospital Discharge Survey Series (Series) 2801.
ICPSR 2801
National Hospital Discharge Survey Series 2801
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
The 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, 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).
Contents:
Part 1: Data File
Notes:
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15.
Contributor:
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
OCLC:
61147944
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.