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National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1988

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : administrative records data, clinical data, medical records, survey 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
1991-05-03
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

    The 1988 National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), which is part of a continuing sample of hospital discharge records, provides medical and demographic information used to calculate statistics on hospital utilization. This survey consists of data abstracted from the face sheets of 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, and source of payment. Information on hospital characteristics, such as bedsize, ownership, and region of the country, is also included.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1988
  • Collection date: 1988
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Patient discharges from noninstitutional hospitals (excluding federal, military and Veterans Administrative hospitals) located in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Only short-stay hospitals (hospitals with an average length of stay for all patients of less than 30 days) or those whose specialty is general (medical or surgical) or children's general are included in the survey. These hospitals must also have six or more beds staffed for patient use. For 1988, the NHDS universe consisted of eligible hospitals that began accepting inpatients before September 1, 1987, and were listed in the April 1987 SMG Hospital Market Data Tape (SMG Marketing Group, Inc., Chicago, IL).
Sampling
The redesigned 1988 NHDS sample included with certainty all hospitals with 1,000 or more beds or 40,000 or more discharges annually. The remaining sample of hospitals is based on a stratified three-stage design. The first stage consists of selection of 112 primary sampling units (PSUs) that comprise a probability subsample of PSUs used in the 1985-1994 National Health Interview Surveys. The second stage consists of selection of non-certainty hospitals from the sample PSUs. At the third stage a sample of discharges was selected by a systematic random sampling technique. Of the 542 hospitals in the sample, 422 were in scope and agreed to participate.
Collection Mode
  • Per agreement with NCHS, ICPSR distributes the data file(s) and technical documentation in this collection in their original form as prepared by NCHS. In 1988, the NHDS was redesigned to provide geographic sampling comparability with other surveys conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), to update the sample of hospitals selected into the survey, and to maximize the use of data collected through automated systems. The data contain ampersands (&), dashes (-), and blanks

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
  • 9521 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09521.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)
  • 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.
  • Tahir, Syed M., Price, Lori L., Shah, Pinak B., Welt, Frederick. Eighteen year (1985–2002) analysis of incidence, mortality, and cardiac procedure outcomes of acute myocardial infarction in patients ≥ 65 years of age. American Journal of Cardiology.101, (7), 930-936.2008.
    • ID: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2007.11.040 (DOI)
  • 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)
  • Parashar, U.D., Holman, R.C., Cummings, K.C., Staggs, N.W., Curns, A.T., Zimmerman, C.M., Kaufman, S.F., Lewis, J.E., Vugia, D.J., Powell, K.E., Glass, R.I.. Trends in intussusception-associated hospitalizations and deaths among US infants. Pediatrics.106, (6), 1413-1421.2000.
    • ID: 10.1542/peds.106.6.1413 (DOI)
  • Pottick, Kathleen J., McAlpine, Donna D., Andelman, Ross B.. Changing Patterns of Psychiatric Inpatient Care for Children and Adolescents in General Hospitals, 1988-1995. American Journal of Psychiatry.157, (8), 1267-1273.2000.
    • ID: 10.1176/appi.ajp.157.8.1267 (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)
  • Wingo, P.A., Guest, J.L., McGinnis, L., Miller, D.S., Rodriguez, C., Cardinez, C.J., Morrow, B., Thun, M.J.. Patterns of inpatient surgeries for the top four cancers in the United States, National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1988-95. Cancer Causes and Control.11, (6), 497-512.2000.
    • ID: 10.1023/A:1008944209648 (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)
  • 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)
  • Learman, L.A.. Regional differences in operative obstetrics: a look to the South. Obstetrics and Gynecology.92, (4 Pt. 1), 514-519.1998.
    • ID: 10.1016/S0029-7844(98)00260-9 (DOI)
  • Mechanic, D., McAlpine, D.D., Olfson, M.. Changing patterns of psychiatric inpatient care in the United States, 1988-1994. Archives of General Psychiatry.55, (9), 785-791.1998.
    • ID: 10.1001/archpsyc.55.9.785 (DOI)
  • Samadi, A.R., Mayberry, R.M.. Maternal hypertension and spontaneous preterm births among black women. Obstetrics and Gynecology.91, (6), 899-904.1998.
    • ID: 10.1016/S0029-7844(98)00087-8 (DOI)
  • Danel, I., Johnson, C., Berg, C., Flowers, L., Atrash, Hani K.. Length of maternal hospital stay for uncomplicated deliveries, 1988-1995: the impact of maternal and hospital characteristics. Maternal and Child Health Journal.1, (4), 237-242.1997.
    • ID: 10.1023/A:1022322711776 (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)
  • Klein-Schwartz, W., Smith, G.S.. Agricultural and horticultural chemical poisonings: mortality and morbidity in the United States. Annals of Emergency Medicine.29, (2), 232-238.1997.
    • ID: 10.1016/S0196-0644(97)70274-9 (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)
  • 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.
  • Gillum, Brenda S., Graves, Edmund J., Jean, Lola. Trends in hospital utilization: United States, 1988-92. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 13: Data From the National Health Survey.124, Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 1996.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_13/sr13_124.pdf (URL)
  • 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)
  • Samadi, A.R., Mayberry, R.M., Zaidi, A.A., Pleasant, J.C., McGhee, N., Jr., Rice, R.J.. Maternal hypertension and associated pregnancy complications among African-American and other women in the United States. Obstetrics and Gynecology.87, (4), 557-563.1996.
    • ID: 10.1016/0029-7844(95)00480-7 (DOI)
  • Anonymous. Hospitalization for epilepsy--United States, 1988-1992. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.44, (43), 818-821.1995.
  • 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)
  • Giles, Wayne H., Anda, Robert F., Casper, Michele L., Escobedo, Luis G., Taylor, Herman A.. Race and sex differences in rates of invasive cardiac procedures in US hospitals. Data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey. Archives of Internal Medicine.155, (3), 318-324.1995.
    • ID: 10.1001/archinte.155.3.318 (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)
  • Velebil, P., Wingo, P.A., Xia, Z., Wilcox, L.S., Peterson, H.B.. Rate of hospitalization for gynecologic disorders among reproductive-age women in the United States. Obstetrics and Gynecology.86, (5), 764-769.1995.
    • ID: 10.1016/0029-7844(95)00252-M (DOI)
  • 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.
  • Davis, H.. Increasing rates of cervical and lumbar spine surgery in the United States, 1979-1990. Spine.19, (10), 1117-1123.1994.
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  • 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.
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  • Reisinger, William M., Miller, Arthur H., Hesli, Vicki L., Maher, Kristen Hill. Political Values in Russia, Ukraine, and Lithuania: Sources and Implications for Democracy. British Journal of Political Science.24, (2), 183-223.1994.
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  • 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.
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  • Wilcox, L.S., Koonin, L.M., Pokras, R., Strauss, L.T., Xia, Z., Peterson, H.B.. Hysterectomy in the United States, 1988-1990. Obstetrics and Gynecology.83, (4), 549-555.1994.
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  • 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.
  • Cherkin, D.C., Deyo, R.A.. Nonsurgical hospitalization for low-back pain. Is it necessary?. Spine.18, (13), 1728-1735.1993.
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  • 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.
  • Kovar, M.G., Pokras, R., Collins, J.G.. Trends in medical care and survival from stroke. Annals of Epidemiology.3, (5), 466-470.1993.
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  • 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.
  • Haupt, Barbara J., Kozak, Lola Jean. Estimates from two survey designs: National Hospital Discharge Survey. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 13: Data From the National Health Survey.111, Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 1992.
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  • Graves, Edmund J.. Detailed diagnoses and procedures, National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1988. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 13: Data From the National Health Survey.107, Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 1991.
    • ID: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_13/sr13_107.pdf (URL)
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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 (1991): National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1988. Archival Version. National Hospital Discharge Survey Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09521