Requirements for Publishing Results with HCUP Data
Before you publish results based on any HCUP database, confirm that the manuscript follows the requirements of the HCUP Data Use Agreement (DUA). For publications using the NIS, KID, NASS, NEDS, and/or NRD, refer to the HCUP DUA for Nationwide Databases; for publications using the SID, SASD, and/or SEDD, refer to the HCUP DUA for State Databases. Both DUAs are available on the DUA Training page.
If publishing with the NIS, use the Checklist for Working With the NIS to review common errors and pitfalls found in publications using the NIS. Many of the principles and resources also apply to other HCUP databases.
Verify the following privacy protections:
The HCUP DUAs also require citation of HCUP and the specific databases:
Acknowledgement of HCUP Data Partners
If you have questions, please contact HCUP User Support:
Toll free: 1-866-290-HCUP
|Internet Citation: Publishing with HCUP Data. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). December 2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/db/publishing.jsp.|
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