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KID Description of Data Elements
The KID is set of longitudinal hospital inpatient databases included in the HCUP family. These databases are created by AHRQ through a Federal-State-Industry partnership.
 
HOSPADDR - Hospital address from AHA Annual Survey
 
Documentation Sections:
General Notes
Uniform Values
State Specific Notes
General Notes
 

HOSPADDR contains the hospital's street address obtained from the AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals.

During HCUP data processing, the data source's identification of the hospital is reconciled with the identification of the hospital in the AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals. For detailed information about this linking process, see the special report on HCUP Hospital Identifiers.

HOSPADDR is missing if the data source that contributed discharge data to the NIS prohibits the release of hospital identifiers.

 
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Uniform Values
VariableDescriptionValueValue Description
HOSPADDRHospital address from AHA Annual Survey30(a)Hospital's street address
BlankMissing
 
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State Specific Notes
None
 
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Internet Citation: HCUP KID Description of Data Elements. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). September 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/db/vars/hospaddr/kidnote.jsp.
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