Holdings Information for: RDS Study 3170-7902
National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), 1979-2002 Multi-Year Data Files
Principal Investigator(s):National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
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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