HCUP Statistical Briefs

HCUP Statistical Briefs provide healthcare statistics on hospital inpatient stays, emergency department visits, and ambulatory surgeries. Topics include medical conditions treated, procedures performed, patient populations served, and quality of care. Information is presented in tables and figures, accompanied by explanatory text.

Statistical Briefs in this series are organized by topic below and can be accessed in reverse chronological order.

For a visual representation of select Statistical Briefs, please see HCUP Infographics.

Hospital Inpatient

Emergency Department (ED)

Ambulatory Surgery (AS)

Quality of Care
Medical Conditions
Subgroup Focus Areas

Insurance Status
Procedures & Treatments
Statistical Briefs are included under their main subject area and may be listed under multiple topics. Some concepts such as costs/charges and insurance coverage are mentioned in many Statistical Briefs.

Internet Citation: HCUP Statistical Briefs By Topic. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). January 2022. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sbtopic.jsp.
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