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National Hospital Discharge Survey: 1979, 1980, and 1981

Version
v2
Resource Type
Dataset : event/transaction data, survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 2 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • National Hospital Discharge Survey Series
Publication Date
1987-01-12
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics
Language
English
Free Keywords
demographic characteristics; health care facilities; health services utilization; hospitalization; hospitals; illness; medical care; medical evaluation; medical procedures; medical records; patients; payment methods; treatment
Description
  • Abstract

    The National Hospital Discharge Survey provides data on the utilization of nonfederal short-stay hospitals. It is a continuous survey based on a sample of medical records of patients discharged from a national sample of these hospitals. The survey contains information on the patients' demographic characteristics (sex, date of birth, age, race, and marital status), dates of admission and discharge, discharge status, diagnoses, and surgery performed.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Created variable labels and/or value labels.; Created online analysis version with question text..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Data for 1979
    • DS2: Data for 1980
    • DS3: Data for 1981
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978 / 1981
    Time period: 1978--1981
  • 1979 / 1981
    Collection date: 1979--1981
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Discharges from short-stay hospitals listed in The National Master Facility Inventory of Hospitals and Institutions excluding military and VA hospitals as recorded on each hospital's daily discharge listing. Short-stay hospitals are defined as those facilities whose average inpatient stay is less than thirty days.
Sampling
Sampling is done in two stages. Sample hospitals are drawn with probabilities ranging from certainty for large hospitals to 1 in 40 for the smallest hospitals. Sample discharges are then selected by a random technique based on the patient's medical record number. The sampling ratio for selecting sample discharges within each hospital varies inversely with the probability of selection of the hospital. This is to assure that the overall probability of selecting a discharge is the same in each size class.
Collection Mode
  • The data contain dash [-], equal sign [=], apostrophe ['], and right parenthesis [)] codes.

Note
2009-01-22 The documentation has been updated.2008-11-18 New files were added. These files included one or more of the following: Stata setup, SAS transport (CPORT), SPSS system, Stata system, SAS supplemental syntax, and Stata supplemental syntax files, and a tab- delimited ASCII data file.;2006-01-18 File CB8600.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads. Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8600 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08600.v1
Publications
  • Croft, JB, Flowers, NT. Hospitalization discharge diagnoses for kidney disease-United States, 1980-2005. JAMA.299, (18), 2144-2145.2008.
  • DeFrances, Carol J., Lucas, Christine A., Buie, Verita C., Golosinskiy, Aleksandr. 2006 National Hospital Discharge Survey . National Health Statistics Reports.Hyattsville, MD: United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics. 2008.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr005.pdf (URL)
  • Brown, A.S., Gwinn, M., Cogswell, M.E., Khoury, M.J.. Hemochromatosis-associated morbidity in the United States: an analysis of the National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1979-1997. Genetics in Medicine.3, (2), 109-111.2001.
    • ID: 10.1097/00125817-200103000-00004 (DOI)
  • Heidenreich, Paul A., McClellan, Mark. Trends in treatment and outcomes for acute myocardial infarction: 1975-1995. American Journal of Medicine.110, (3), 165-174.2001.
    • ID: 10.1016/S0002-9343(00)00712-9 (DOI)
  • Schild, Joachim. National v. European identities? French and Germans in the European multi-level system. Journal of Common Market Studies.39, (2), 331-351.2001.
  • Dowell, Scott F., Kupronis, Benjamin A., Zell, Elizabeth R., Shay, David K.. Mortality from Pneumonia in Children in the United States, 1939 through 1996. New England Journal of Medicine.342, (19), 1399-1407.2000.
    • ID: 10.1056/NEJM200005113421904 (DOI)
  • Simonsen, L., Fukuda, K., Schonberger, L.B., Cox, N.J.. The impact of influenza epidemics on hospitalizations. Journal of Infectious Diseases.181, (3), 831-837.2000.
    • ID: 10.1086/315320 (DOI)
  • Feinglass, Joe, Brown, Jacqueline L., Lo Sasso, Anthony, Sohn, Min-Woong, Manheim, L.M., Shah, S.J., Pearce, W.H.. Rates of lower-extremity amputation and arterial reconstruction in the United States, 1979 to 1996. American Journal of Public Health.89, (8), 1222-1227.1999.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.89.8.1222 (DOI)
  • Shay, D.K., Holman, R.C., Newman, R.D., Liu, L.L., Stout, J.W., Anderson, L.J.. Bronchiolitis-associated hospitalizations among US children, 1980-1996. JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association.282, (15), 1440-1446.1999.
    • ID: 10.1001/jama.282.15.1440 (DOI)
  • Thurman, D., Guerrero, J.. Trends in hospitalization associated with traumatic brain injury. JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association.282, (10), 954-957.1999.
    • ID: 10.1001/jama.282.10.954 (DOI)
  • Xia, Z., Roberts, R.O., Schottenfeld, D., Lieber, M.M., Jacobsen, S.J.. Trends in prostatectomy for benign prostatic hyperplasia among black and white men in the United States: 1980 to 1994. Urology.53, (6), 1154-1159.1999.
    • ID: 10.1016/S0090-4295(98)00660-8 (DOI)
  • Lanska, D.J., Kryscio, R.J.. Stroke and intracranial venous thrombosis during pregnancy and puerperium. Neurology.51, (6), 1622-1628.1998.
    • ID: 10.1212/WNL.51.6.1622 (DOI)
  • Gillum, Richard F., Gillum, B.S., Francis, C.K.. Coronary revascularization and cardiac catheterization in the United States: trends in racial differences. Journal of the American College of Cardiology.29, (7), 1557-1562.1997.
    • ID: 10.1016/S0735-1097(97)00089-2 (DOI)
  • Lanska, D.J., Kryscio, R.J.. Peripartum stroke and intracranial venous thrombosis in the National Hospital Discharge Survey. Obstetrics and Gynecology.89, (3), 413-418.1997.
    • ID: 10.1016/S0029-7844(96)00516-9 (DOI)
  • Lepine, L.A., Hillis, S.D., Marchbanks, P.A., Koonin, L.M., Morrow, B., Kieke, B.A., Wilcox, L.S.. Hysterectomy surveillance--United States, 1980-1993. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.46, (4), 1-15.1997.
  • Marx, Arthur, Torok, Thomas J., Holman, Robert C., Clarke, Matthew J., Anderson, Larry J.. Pediatric hospitalizations for croup (laryngotracheobronchitis): biennial increases associated with human parainfluenza virus 1 epidemics. Journal of Infectious Diseases.176, (6), 1423-1427.1997.
    • ID: 10.1086/514137 (DOI)
  • Russell, Louise B., Milan, Edwin, Jagannathan, Radha. Comparison of two surveys of hospitalization: The National Hospital Discharge Survey and the NHANES I Epidemiologic Followup Study. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 2: Data Evaluation and Methods Research.123, Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 1997.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_02/sr02_123.pdf (URL)
  • Thompson, B.L., Ponce de Leon, R., Kieke, B., Velebil, P., Wingo, P.A.. Trends in hospitalizations for abnormal uterine bleeding in the United States: 1980-1992. Journal of Women's Health.6, (1), 73-81.1997.
    • ID: 10.1089/jwh.1997.6.73 (DOI)
  • Anonymous. Asthma mortality and hospitalization among children and young adults--United States, 1980-1993. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.45, (17), 350-353.1996.
  • Jin, S., Kilgore, P.E., Holman, R.C., Clarke, M.J., Gangarosa, E.J., Glass, R.I.. Trends in hospitalizations for diarrhea in United States children from 1979 through 1992: estimates of the morbidity associated with rotavirus. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.15, (5), 397-404.1996.
  • Lanska, M.J., Lanska, D.J.. Neonatal seizures in the United States: results of the National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1980-1991. Neuroepidemiology.15, (3), 117-125.1996.
    • ID: 10.1159/000109898 (DOI)
  • Anonymous. Trends in length of stay for hospital deliveries--United States, 1970-1992. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.44, (17), 335-337.1995.
  • Fisher-Hoch, S.P., Hutwagner, L.. Opportunistic candidiasis: an epidemic of the 1980s. Clinical Infectious Diseases.21, (4), 897-904.1995.
    • ID: 10.1093/clinids/21.4.897 (DOI)
  • Gillum, Richard F.. Epidemiology of carotid endarterectomy and cerebral arteriography in the United States. Stroke.26, (9), 1724-1728.1995.
    • ID: 10.1161/01.STR.26.9.1724 (DOI)
  • Davis, H.. Increasing rates of cervical and lumbar spine surgery in the United States, 1979-1990. Spine.19, (10), 1117-1123.1994.
    • ID: 10.1097/00007632-199405001-00003 (DOI)
  • Dicker, M., Leighton, E.A.. Trends in the US prevalence of drug-using parturient women and drug-affected newborns, 1979 through 1990. American Journal of Public Health.84, (9), 1433-1438.1994.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.84.9.1433 (DOI)
  • Taylor, V.M., Deyo, R.A., Cherkin, D.C., Kreuter, W.. Low back pain hospitalization. Recent United States trends and regional variations. Spine.19, (11), 1207-1212.1994.
    • ID: 10.1097/00007632-199406000-00002 (DOI)
  • Volinn, E., Turczyn, K.M., Loeser, J.D.. Patterns in low back pain hospitalizations: implications for the treatment of low back pain in an era of health care reform. Clinical Journal of Pain.10, (1), 64-70.1994.
    • ID: 10.1097/00002508-199403000-00009 (DOI)
  • Anonymous. Deaths and hospitalizations from chronic liver disease and cirrhosis--United States, 1980-1989. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.41, (52-53), 969-973.1993.
  • Derkay, C.S.. Pediatric otolaryngology procedures in the United States: 1977-1987. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.25, (1-3), 1-12.1993.
    • ID: 10.1016/0165-5876(93)90004-M (DOI)
  • Geiss, Linda S., Herman, W.H., Goldschmid, M.G., DeStefano, F., Eberhardt, M.S., Ford, E.S., German, R.R., Newman, J.M., Olson, D.R., Sepe, S.J.. Surveillance for diabetes mellitus--United States, 1980-1989. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.42, (2), 1-20.1993.
  • Goldner, T.E., Lawson, H.W., Xia, Z., Arana, Jose D.. Surveillance for ectopic pregnancy--United States, 1970-1989. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.42, (6), 73-85.1993.
  • Iyasu, Solomon, Saftlas, Audrey K., Rowley, Diane L., Koonin, Lisa M., Lawson, Herschel W., Atrash, Hani K.. The epidemiology of placenta previa in the United States, 1979 through 1987. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.168, (5), 1424-1429.1993.
  • Kovar, M.G., Pokras, R., Collins, J.G.. Trends in medical care and survival from stroke. Annals of Epidemiology.3, (5), 466-470.1993.
    • ID: 10.1016/1047-2797(93)90097-N (DOI)
  • Rolfs, R.T., Galaid, E.I., Zaidi, A.A.. Pelvic inflammatory disease: trends in hospitalizations and office visits, 1979 through 1988. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.166, (3), 983-990.1992.
  • Wetterhall, S.F., Olson, D.R., DeStefano, F., Stevenson, J.M., Ford, E.S., German, R.R., Will, J.C., Newman, J.M., Sepe, S.J., Vinicor, F.. Trends in diabetes and diabetic complications, 1980-1987. Diabetes Care.15, (8), 960-967.1992.
    • ID: 10.2337/diacare.15.8.960 (DOI)
  • Wiebers, D.O., Torner, J.C., Meissner, I.. Impact of unruptured intracranial aneurysms on public health in the United States. Stroke.23, (10), 1416-1419.1992.
    • ID: 10.1161/01.STR.23.10.1416 (DOI)
  • Zahniser, S.C., Kendrick, J.S., Franks, A.L., Saftlas, A.F.. Trends in obstetric operative procedures, 1980 to 1987. American Journal of Public Health.82, (10), 1340-1344.1992.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.82.10.1340 (DOI)
  • Cooper, R.S., Pacold, I.V., Ford, E.S.. Age-related differences in case-fatality rates among diabetic patients with myocardial infarction. Findings from National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1979-1987. Diabetes Care.14, (10), 903-908.1991.
    • ID: 10.2337/diacare.14.10.903 (DOI)
  • Hahn, R.A.. Profound bilateral blindness and the incidence of breast cancer. Epidemiology.2, (3), 208-210.1991.
    • ID: 10.1097/00001648-199105000-00008 (DOI)
  • Howard, G., Craven, T.E., Sanders, L., Evans, G.W.. Relationship of hospitalized stroke rate and in-hospital mortality to the decline in US stroke mortality. Neuroepidemiology.10, (5-6), 251-259.1991.
    • ID: 10.1159/000110281 (DOI)
  • Johanson, John F., Sonnenberg, Amnon. Temporal changes in the occurrence of hemorrhoids in the United States and England. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum.34, (7), 585-591.1991.
    • ID: 10.1007/BF02049899 (DOI)
  • Olfson, M.. General hospitals and the severely mentally ill: changing patterns of diagnosis. American Journal of Psychiatry.148, (6), 727-732.1991.
  • Saftlas, A.F., Olson, D.R., Arana, Jose D., Rochat, R., Rowley, D.. National trends in the incidence of abruptio placentae, 1979-1987. Obstetrics and Gynecology.78, (6), 1081-1086.1991.
  • Young, P.L., Saftlas, A.F., Arana, Jose D., Lawson, H.W., Petrey, F.F.. National trends in the management of tubal pregnancy, 1970-1987. Obstetrics and Gynecology.78, (5 Pt. 1), 749-752.1991.
  • Addiss, D.G., Shaffer, N., Fowler, B.S., Tauxe, R.V.. The epidemiology of appendicitis and appendectomy in the United States. American Journal of Epidemiology.132, (5), 910-925.1990.
  • Anonymous. From the Centers for Disease Control. Increase in National Hospital Discharge Survey rates for septicemia--United States, 1979-1987. JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association.263, (7), 937-938.1990.
  • Anonymous. Increase in National Hospital Discharge Survey rates for septicemia--United States, 1979-1987. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.39, (2), 31-34.1990.
  • Arana, Jose D., MacKay, H.T., Hogue, C.J.. Ectopic pregnancy concurrent with induced abortion: incidence and mortality. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.162, (3), 726-730.1990.
  • Barrett, Richard, Davis, Faith, Levy, Paul, Ruby, Elizabeth, Sailer, Carole, Persky, Victoria. Recent time trends in uterine cancer. American Journal of Public Health.80, (8), 935-939.1990.
  • Frank, R.G., Salkever, D.S., Mullann, F.. Hospital ownership and the care of uninsured and Medicaid patients: Findings from the National Hospital Discharge Survey 1979-1984. Health Policy.14, (1), 1-11.1990.
    • ID: 10.1016/0168-8510(90)90294-N (DOI)
  • Gergen, P.J., Weiss, K.B.. Changing patterns of asthma hospitalization among children: 1979 to 1987. JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association.264, (13), 1688-1692.1990.
    • ID: 10.1001/jama.264.13.1688 (DOI)
  • Kardaun, Jan W., White, Lon R., Shaffer, William O.. Acute complications in patients with surgical treatment of lumbar herniated disc. Journal of Spinal Disorders.3, (1), 30-8.1990.
    • ID: 10.1097/00002517-199003000-00006 (DOI)
  • Saftlas, A.F., Olson, D.R., Franks, A.L., Arana, Jose D., Pokras, R.. Epidemiology of preeclampsia and eclampsia in the United States, 1979-1986. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.163, (2), 460-465.1990.
  • Sonnenberg, A.. Hospital discharges for inflammatory bowel disease. Time trends from England and the United States. Digestive Diseases and Sciences.35, (3), 375-381.1990.
    • ID: 10.1007/BF01537417 (DOI)
  • Bacon, W. Edward, Smith, G.S., Baker, S.P.. Geographic variation in the occurrence of hip fractures among the elderly white US population. American Journal of Public Health.79, (11), 1556-1558.1989.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.79.11.1556 (DOI)
  • Cooper, R., Simmons, B.E.. Hypertension as a cause of lower than expected death rates from coronary artery disease among blacks. Clinical Cardiology.12, (12 Suppl. 4), 1989.
  • Feinleib, Manning, Rosenberg, Harry M., Collins, John G., Delozier, James E., Pokras, Robert, Chevarley, Frances M.. Trends in COPD morbidity and mortality in the United States. American Review of Respiratory Disease.140, (3 Pt. 2), 1989.
  • Ford, E., Cooper, R., Castaner, A., Simmons, B., Mar, M.. Coronary arteriography and coronary bypass survey among whites and other racial groups relative to hospital-based incidence rates for coronary artery disease: findings from NHDS. American Journal of Public Health.79, (4), 437-440.1989.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.79.4.437 (DOI)
  • Kozak, L.J.. Surgical and nonsurgical procedures associated with hospital delivery in the United States: 1980-1987. Birth.16, (4), 209-213.1989.
    • ID: 10.1111/j.1523-536X.1989.tb00901.x (DOI)
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  • Gfroerer, J.C., Adams, E.H., Moien, M.. Drug abuse discharges from non-federal short-stay hospitals. American Journal of Public Health.78, (12), 1559-1562.1988.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.78.12.1559 (DOI)
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  • Placek, P.J., Taffel, S.M.. Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) in the 1980s. American Journal of Public Health.78, (5), 512-515.1988.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.78.5.512 (DOI)
  • Pokras, R., Dyken, M.L.. Dramatic changes in the performance of endarterectomy for diseases of the extracranial arteries of the head. Stroke.19, (10), 1289-1290.1988.
    • ID: 10.1161/01.STR.19.10.1289 (DOI)
  • Towle, L.H., Stinson, F.S., Dufour, M.. Assessment of the potential for surveillance of alcohol-related casualties using National Hospital Discharge Survey data. Public Health Reports.103, (6), 597-605.1988.
  • Arana, Jose D., Friede, A., Hogue, C.J.. Ectopic pregnancy mortality in the United States, 1970-1983. Obstetrics and Gynecology.70, (6), 817-822.1987.
  • Rodriguez, J.G., Sattin, R.W.. Epidemiology of childhood poisonings leading to hospitalization in the United States, 1979-1983. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.3, (3), 164-170.1987.
  • Roig, E., Castaner, A., Simmons, B., Patel, R., Ford, E., Cooper, R.. In-hospital mortality rates from acute myocardial infarction by race in U.S. hospitals: findings from the National Hospital Discharge Survey. Circulation.76, (2), 280-288.1987.
    • ID: 10.1161/01.CIR.76.2.280 (DOI)
  • Taffel, S.M., Placek, P.J., Liss, T.. Trends in the United States cesarean section rate and reasons for the 1980-85 rise. American Journal of Public Health.77, (8), 955-959.1987.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.77.8.955 (DOI)
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    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.74.11.1220 (DOI)
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    • ID: 10.1161/01.STR.15.6.948 (DOI)
  • Farmer, M.E., White, L.R., Brody, J.A., Bailey, K.R.. Race and sex differences in hip fracture incidence. American Journal of Public Health.74, (12), 1374-1380.1984.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.74.12.1374 (DOI)
  • Lewis, W.F.. Marital status and its relation to the use of short-stay hospitals and nursing homes. Public Health Reports.99, (4), 415-424.1984.
  • Pokras, Robert. Diagnosis-related groups using data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey: United States, 1981. Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics.98, Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 1984.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad098acc.pdf (URL)
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    • ID: 10.1097/00006250-198309000-00014 (DOI)
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    • ID: 10.1097/00005650-198312000-00010 (DOI)
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    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.73.8.856 (DOI)
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Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics (1987): National Hospital Discharge Survey: 1979, 1980, and 1981. Version 2. National Hospital Discharge Survey Series. Version: v2. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08600.v2