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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.
 
UNCBWT - Weight to uncomplicated births in universe for estimates other than total charges
 
Documentation Sections:
General Notes
Uniform Values
State Specific Notes
General Notes
 

UNCBWT contains the weight to the uncomplicated in-hospital births in the universe of community hospitals. This weight has already been merged onto the KID Inpatient Core File by record type and stratum as DISCWT. To produce national estimates, use DISCWT to weight sampled discharges to the universe of discharges from all community hospitals located in the U.S.

 
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Uniform Values
VariableDescriptionValueValue Description
UNCBWTWeight to uncomplicated births in universe for estimates other than total chargesnn.nnnnWeight to uncomplicated births in universe for estimates other than total charges
 
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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/uncbwt/kidnote.jsp.
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