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Population Denominator Data Sources and Data for Use with HCUP Databases (Updated with 2020 Population Data)

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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 rural-urban population data sources. Appendix A, Tables A.6 and A.7 provide U.S. population figures from 2000 through 2020 for a 4-category urban-rural definition and a 6-category urban-rural definition.
Author(s)
Marguerite Barrett, Rosanna M. Coffey, Katharine Levit
Date
12/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Research methods and resources · Rural definitions · Rural-urban differences

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