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HCUP Virtual Exhibit Booth

The HCUP Virtual Exhibit Booth provides materials typically offered at the HCUP informational booths that conference attendees can visit. A complete listing of HCUP events and activities, including workshops, podium and poster presentations, and exhibit booths, is available on the Events page.

General Project Information

  • New to HCUP? Get to know us and stay connected. (PDF file, 463 KB); HTML)
  • What is HCUP? HCUP Fact Sheet (PDF file, 293 KB; HTML)

HCUP Brochures

Nationwide Databases
  • National (Nationwide) Inpatient Sample (NIS) (PDF file, 464 KB; HTML)
  • Kids' Inpatient Database (KID) (PDF file, 470 KB; HTML)
  • Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS) (PDF file, 466 KB; HTML)
  • Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD) (PDF file, 400 KB; HTML)
  • Nationwide Ambulatory Surgery Sample (NASS) (PDF file, 302 KB; HTML)
State Databases
  • State Inpatient Databases (SID) (PDF file, 406 KB; HTML)
  • State Ambulatory Surgery and Services Databases (SASD) (PDF file, 406 KB; HTML)
  • State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD) (PDF file, 406 KB; HTML)
  • Want immediate access to statistics from HCUP data? Learn about HCUPnet (PDF file, 566 KB; HTML)
Fast Stats
  • HCUP Fast Stats is an online query tool that uses visual displays to compare national or State statistics on a range of healthcare topics (PDF file, 472 KB; HTML)

AHRQ Quality Indicators

Individual brochures available on Quality Indicator pages below.

State Participation in HCUP

HCUP includes inpatient data provided by 49 HCUP Partners. In addition, 36 Partners provided ambulatory surgery and services data, and 42 provided emergency department data. The nationwide databases are sampled from the State-level data.

  • HCUP Participation Maps (PDF file, 163 KB; HTML)

HCUP Databases Available for Purchase

All of the nationwide HCUP databases and many of the State databases are available for purchase through the HCUP Central Distributor.

  • State Databases Available for Purchase through the HCUP Central Distributor (PDF file, 84 KB; HTML)
Note that database availability varies by year. This map represents State participation in the HCUP Central Distributor regardless of year.

A summary table shows the availability of State-level data by database and year. Complete database availability and pricing information is provided in the Database Catalog, which is found by navigating to the online HCUP Central Distributor.

HCUP Overview Presentation

The overview presentation provides an introduction to HCUP's databases, tools, and software. The slide deck is adapted for audiences at individual conferences throughout the year.

To attend a presentation in person, view a complete list of scheduled venues on the Events page.

An online, interactive HCUP Overview Course is also available free of charge.

Internet Citation: HCUP Virtual Exhibit Booth. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). December 2022. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
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