Holdings Information for: RDS Study 3170-7902

National Hospital Discharge Survey, (NHDS)


Keywords:

health care facilities

hospitalization

hospitals

illness

medical care

medical evaluation

medical procedures

medical records

patients

Principal Investigator(s):

National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)

Summary:

The National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), which was conducted annually from 1965-2010, was a national probability survey designed to meet the need for information on characteristics of inpatients discharged from non-Federal short-stay hospitals in the United States. Data from the NHDS are available annually and are used to examine important topics of interest in public health and for a variety of activities by governmental, scientific, academic, and commercial institutions.

 

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