User Support

Do Your own analysis
Explore Expert Research & Limited Datasets

Central Distributor SID: Description of Data Elements

ANESTH - Method of anesthesia
Documentation Sections:
General Notes
Uniform Values
State Specific Notes
General Notes

Method of Anesthesia (ANESTH) is reported by the data source and recoded into HCUP uniform values.

Uniform Values
VariableDescriptionValueValue Description
ANESTHMethod of anesthesia0No anesthesia
10Local anesthesia
20General anesthesia
30Regional anesthesia
40Other anesthesia
State Specific Notes

New York

Prior to October 1, 2017, New York reports the type of anesthesia administered on the patient during the stay. If during the stay, anesthesia is administered more than once, the level of anesthesia is reported in the following hierarchical order: General, Regional, Other, and Local.


Internet Citation: HCUP Central Distributor SID Description of Data Elements - All States. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). May 2024. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
Are you having problems viewing or printing pages on this website?
If you have comments, suggestions, and/or questions, please contact
Privacy Notice, Viewers & Players
Last modified 5/22/24