HCUP Central Distributor SAS Load Programs - State Databases
SAS load programs are available for State databases purchased through the HCUP Central Distributor. The load programs are provided in SAS format and there is one SAS load program for each data file. SAS load programs are provided by State, by year, by database type. A zip file containing the SAS load programs for current and/or previous versions of databases and years is also provided. The amount of time it takes to access a file depends on your machine, browser and Internet connection.

Select a State, data year, and database, then click the Find button.
Prior to data year 2000, SAS informats were not always included in the SAS load program. They are available for download in a separate informat program.
If using 2009 SID, please refer to Known Data Issues regarding change in available data elements (2009 SID Multiple States).

To download a ZIP file containing all states and all years, please select below:

Internet Citation: HCUP Central Distributor SAS Load Programs. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). August 2021. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/sasload/sasload_search.jsp.
Are you having problems viewing or printing pages on this website?
If you have comments, suggestions, and/or questions, please contact hcup@ahrq.gov.
Privacy Notice, Viewers & Players
Last modified 8/3/21