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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.
 
PEDS_DISC - Number of discharges, 20 years old or younger, from this hospital in the SID
 
Documentation Sections:
General Notes
Uniform Values
State Specific Notes
General Notes
 

PEDS_DISC contains the total number of discharges that are age 20 years or younger from this hospital in the HCUP State Inpatient Databases (SID).

 
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Uniform Values
VariableDescriptionValueValue Description
PEDS_DISCNumber of discharges, 20 years old or younger, from this hospital in the SID0Not identified as a Children's Hospital by NACHRI
 
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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/peds_disc/kidnote.jsp.
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