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Population Denominator Data Sources and Data for Use with the HCUP Databases (Updated with 2017 Population Data)

Description
Identifies sources of population data that can be used with Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) databases to calculate rates of hospital care events per population. Includes two rural-urban population data sources. Appendix A, Tables A.6 and A.7 provide U.S. population figures from 2000 through 2017 for a 4-category urban-rural definition and a 6-category urban-rural definition.
Author(s)
Marguerite Barrett, Rosanna M. Coffey, Katharine Levit
Date
10/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Tagged as
Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Research methods and resources · Rural definitions · Rural-urban differences