Ambulatory Care, Hospitalization, and Mortality Data
Ambulatory care data
A sample of 40,000 U.S. households. Contains data on utilization, insurance, and a number of other variables of interest.
Contains information on the number and duration of medical visits.
Contains approximately half of the hospitalizations in the United States weighted to be nationally representative. Click on the first link to read a description of the data and click on the second link to access the data.
Contains a smaller sample than the HCUP-3 dataset above, but the data are cross-validated using a sample of medical records.
Contains the total number of hospitalizations reported to Medicare by diagnosis-related groups.
Nursing home and long-term care data
All reported deaths in the United States
Contains mortality datasets among others. Data can be exported into tables or downloaded by variable.
Virtually every public health dataset available, including mortality data.
International Database (US Census)
© 2002 Peter Muennig, MD, MPH. Last update: June 14, 2009.