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National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1985

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data, and event data
Creator
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • National Hospital Discharge Survey Series
Publication Date
1988-06-01
Language
English
Free Keywords
demographic characteristics; health care facilities; hospitalization; hospitals; illness; medical care; medical evaluation; medical procedures; medical records; patients; payment methods; treatment
Description
  • Abstract

    This annual survey was conducted to provide current data on hospitalization and morbidity in the United States. The data include basic demographic characteristics of the discharged patients (age, sex, race, ethnicity, marital status), their geographic (zip code) location, and their expected sources of payment for hospital bills. Medical information in the survey includes length of stay in hospital, discharge vital status, and type of discharge (routine, against medical advice, transferred to other short-term hospital, transferred to long-term care institution). Also included are surgical and diagnostic procedures while hospitalized, as well as principal and other final diagnoses. Hospital data are provided for geographic region of the country, number of beds, and hospital ownership (proprietary, government, nonprofit-church, nonprofit-other).
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1985
  • Collection date: 1985
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
The 1985 National Master Facility Inventory of Hospitals and Institutions in the 50 states and the District of Columbia constitutes the universe for hospitals in the discharge survey, and the selected hospitals' daily discharge listings constitute the universe of patient records. The Inventory in 1985 consisted of 6,007 non-Federal short-stay hospitals.
Sampling
All non-Federal short-stay hospitals with 1,000 beds or more were selected with certainty. All hospitals with less than 1,000 beds were stratified into 24 size-by-region classes, from which a controlled selection technique sampled 558 hospitals, proportionately distributed by type of ownership and geographic region. A total of 414 hospitals was surveyed. The within-hospital discharges were randomly sampled in inverse proportion to size of the hospital. In 1985, for the first time, some of the discharge data were obtained through purchase of medical data tapes from commercial abstracting services. Information on use of weights to estimate national or regional figures is provided in the codebook.
Collection Mode
  • (1) Data contain blanks. (2) Persons ages 65 years and over constitute 30 percent (weighted data) of the hospital discharges. (3)THE INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES, 9TH REVISION, CLINICAL MODIFICATION was applied to code diagnoses and surgeries for "significant procedures." Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRGs) may be obtained by converting the data with the Health Care Financing Administration's DRG Grouper Program, but this is not included in the file.

Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8868 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08868.v1
Publications
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    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr005.pdf (URL)
  • Fang, Jing, Mensah, George A., Croft, Janet B., Keenan, Nora L.. Heart Failure-Related Hospitalization in the U.S., 1979 to 2004 . 52, 428-435.2008.
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    • ID: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2007.11.040 (DOI)
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  • 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)
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    • ID: 10.1056/NEJM200005113421904 (DOI)
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    • 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)
  • Haldeman, G.A., Croft, J.B., Giles, W.H., Rashidee, A.. Hospitalization of patients with heart failure: National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1985 to 1995. American Heart Journal.137, (2), 352-360.1999.
    • ID: 10.1053/hj.1999.v137.95495 (DOI)
  • Lawrence, P.F., Gazak, C., Bhirangi, L., Jones, B., Bhirangi, K., Oderich, G., Treiman, G.. The epidemiology of surgically repaired aneurysms in the United States. Journal of Vascular Surgery.30, (4), 632-640.1999.
    • ID: 10.1016/S0741-5214(99)70102-3 (DOI)
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    • ID: 10.1001/jama.282.15.1440 (DOI)
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    • 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)
  • Gregory, Kimberly D., Curtin, Sally C., Taffel, Selma M. Nortzon, Francis C.. Changes in indications for cesarean delivery: United States, 1985 and 1994. American Journal of Public Health.88, (9), 1384-1387.1998.
    • ID: 10.2105/AJPH.88.9.1384 (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.
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  • 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.
  • Liu, Xian, Liang, Jersey, Tu, Edward Jow-Ching, Whitelaw, Nancy. Modeling multidimensional transitions in health care. Sociological Methods and Research.25, (3), 284-317.1997.
    • ID: 10.1177/0049124197025003002 (DOI)
  • 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)
  • Liang, Jersey, Liu, Xian, Tu, Edward, Whitelaw, Nancy. Probabilities and lifetime durations of short-stay hospital and nursing home use in the United States, 1985. Medical Care.34, (10), 1018-1036.1996.
    • ID: 10.1097/00005650-199610000-00004 (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)
  • Kozak, Lola Jean. Underreporting of race in the National Hospital Discharge Survey. Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics.265, Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 1995.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad265.pdf (URL)
  • Wright, J., Heck, D., Hawker, G., Dittus, R., Freund, D., Joyce, D., Paul, J., Young, W., Coyte, P.. Rates of tibial osteotomies in Canada and the United States. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.(319), 266-275.1995.
  • 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)
  • Rosenblum, Lisa S., Castro, Kenneth G., Dooley, Samuel, Morgan, Meade. Effect of HIV infection and tuberculosis on hospitalizations and cost of care for young adults in the United States, 1985 to 1990. Annals of Internal Medicine.121, (10), 786-792.1994.
  • 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)
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    • 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)
  • Kozak, L.J., McCarthy, E., Moien, M.. Patterns of hospital use by patients with diagnoses related to HIV infection. Public Health Reports.108, (5), 571-581.1993.
  • Praemer, Allan, Fumes, Sylvia, Rice, Dorothy P.. Musculoskeletal Conditions in the United States. Rosemont: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 1992.
  • 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.
  • Rosenblum, L.S., Buehler, J.W., Morgan, M., Moien, M.. Increasing impact of HIV infection on hospitalizations in the United States, 1983-1988. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.5, (5), 497-504.1992.
  • Westhoff, C., Clark, C.J.. Benign ovarian cysts in England and Wales and in the United States. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.99, (4), 329-332.1992.
  • 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)
  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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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. National Center for Health Statistics (1988): National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1985. Archival Version. National Hospital Discharge Survey Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08868