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Nationwide Inpatient Sample Redesign: Final Report

Description
Describes sampling changes for the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Inpatient Sample database, which includes information on hospital services by urban/rural status. The NIS will use a sample of discharge records from all HCUP-participating hospitals rather than all discharge records from a sample of hospitals.
Author(s)
Robert L. Houchens, David N. Ross, Anne Elixhauser, Joanna Jiang
Date
04/2014
Type
Document
Organization
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Tagged as
Hospitals · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data