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National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1974 [electronic resource] / United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics

Publication:
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1989.
Format/Description:
Datafile
1 online resource.
Series:
ICPSR (Series) ; 9190.
ICPSR 9190
National Hospital Discharge Survey Series 9190
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Subjects:
Hospital utilization -- United States.
United States -- Statistics, Medical.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
This survey, which is part a continuing sample of hospital discharge records, supplies medical and demographic information used to calculate statistics on hospital utilization. The data collection consists of data abstracted from the face sheets of the medical records for sampled inpatients discharged from a national sample of nonfederal short-stay hospitals. The variables include information on the patient's demographic characteristics (sex, age, date of birth, race, marital status), dates of admission and discharge, status at discharge, diagnoses, procedures performed, source of payment, and hospital characteristics, such as bedsize, ownership, and region of the country.
Contents:
Part 1: Data File
Notes:
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30.
Contributor:
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
OCLC:
61161777
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.