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National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1983

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : clinical data, survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • National Hospital Discharge Survey Series
Publication Date
1989-09-26
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 survey, which is part of a continuing sample of hospital discharge records, supplies medical and demographic information used to calculate statistics on hospital utilization. The data collection consists of data abstracted from the face sheets of the medical records for sampled inpatients discharged from a national sample of nonfederal short-stay hospitals. The variables include information on the patient's demographic characteristics (sex, age, date of birth, race, marital status), dates of admission and discharge, status at discharge, diagnoses, procedures performed, source of payment, and hospital characteristics, such as bedsize, ownership, and region of the country.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1983
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Patients discharges from short-stay, noninstitutional hospitals, exclusive of federal hospitals, which were located in the 50 states and the District of Columbia and were included in the National Master Facility Inventory of Hospitals and Institutions.
Sampling
All hospitals with 1,000 beds or more in the original universe of short-stay hospitals were selected with certainty in the sample. All hospitals with fewer than 1,000 beds were stratified, the primary stratum depending on size and geographic region. Within each of these 24 primary strata, the allocation of the hospitals was made through a controlled selection technique so that hospitals in the sample would be properly distributed with regard to type of ownership and geographic division. Sample hospitals were drawn with probabilities ranging from certainty for the largest hospitals to 1 in 40 for the smallest hospitals. A total of 418 hospitals in the sample were in scope and agreed to participate. The within-hospital sampling ratio for selecting sample discharges varied inversely with the probability of selection of the hospital. The smallest sampling fraction of discharged patients was taken in the largest hospitals, and the largest fraction was taken in the smallest hospitals. In nearly all hospitals, the daily listing sheet of discharges was the frame from which the subsamples of discharges were selected within the sample hospitals. The sample discharges were selected by a random technique, usually on the basis of the terminal digit(s) of the patient's medical record number--a number assigned when the patient was admitted.
Collection Mode
  • The data contain ampersands (&), dashes (-), and blanks.

Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9173 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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)
  • 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.
  • Gruber, Jonathan, Dafney, Leemore. Public insurance and child hospitalizations: Access and efficiency effects. Journal of Public Economics.89, (1), 109-129.2005.
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
    • 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)
  • Johanson, John F., Sonnenberg, Amnon. The prevalence of hemorrhoids and chronic consipation. An epidemiologic study. Gastroenterology.98, (2), 380-386.1990.
  • 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, M., Havlik, R.J., Gillum, R.F., Pokras, R., McCarthy, E., Moien, M.. Coronary heart disease and related procedures. National Hospital Discharge Survey data. Circulation.79, (6 Pt. 2), 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)
  • Rodriguez, J.G., Sattin, R.W., Waxweiler, R.J.. Incidence of hip fractures, United States, 1970-83. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.5, (3), 175-181.1989.
  • Sonnenberg, Amnon, Koch, Timothy R.. Epidemiology of constipation in the United States. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum.32, (1), 1-8.1989.
    • ID: 10.1007/BF02554713 (DOI)
  • Dyken, Mark L., Pokras, Robert. Dramatic changes in the performance of endarterectomy for diseases of the extracranial arteries of the head. Stroke.19, (10), 1289-1290.1988.
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Kozak, L.J., Norton, C., McManus, M., McCarthy, E.. Hospital use patterns for children in the United States, 1983 and 1984. Pediatrics.80, (4), 481-490.1987.
  • Moss, Abigail J., Moien, Mary A.. Recent declines in hospitalization: United States, 1982-86: Data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey. Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics.140, Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 1987.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad140.pdf (URL)
  • 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)
  • Gillum, Richard F.. Cerebrovascular disease morbidity in the United States, 1970-1983. Age, sex, region, and vascular surgery. Stroke.17, (4), 656-661.1986.
    • ID: 10.1161/01.STR.17.4.656 (DOI)
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    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad101acc.pdf (URL)

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United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics (1989): National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1983. Version 1. National Hospital Discharge Survey Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09173.v1