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Title: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1998      
dateReleased:
04-08-2015
downloadURL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02916.v1
ID:
doi:10.3886/ICPSR02916.v1
description:
The NHAMCS provides data from samples of patient records selected from emergency departments (EDs) and outpatient departments (OPDs) of a national sample of hospitals. The resulting national estimates describe the use of hospital ambulatory medical care services in the United States. For the 1998 survey, data were collected from 239 OPDs and 398 EDs. Among the variables included are age, race, and sex of the patient, reason for the visit, physician's diagnoses, cause of injury (ED only), surgical procedures (OPD only), medication therapy, and expected source of payment.
description:
United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics, 2015, "National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1998", http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02916.v1
name:
United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997