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HCUP Central Distributor Stata Load Programs - Nationwide


Stata load programs are available for HCUP Nationwide databases purchased through the HCUP Central Distributor. Nationwide databases are delivered from the HCUP Central Distributor in either ASCII format (NIS, KID) or CSV format (NEDS, NRD). Stata load programs are used to load the ASCII or CSV data files into Stata.

The load programs are provided in Stata format and there is one Stata load program for each data file. Stata load programs are provided by year, by database type. A cumulative zip file containing the Stata load programs for every year for each database type is also provided below.

The amount of time it takes to download a file depends on your machine, browser and Internet connection. The amount of space required to work with your database(s) in Stata will vary from 10 GB to 100 GB depending on the database and year. See the individual Overview page for each database for space requirements.

To request the Stata Load program for a Nationwide HCUP database, select a data year and database, then click the Find button.

To download a ZIP file containing every year for any database, please select below:

Internet Citation: Nationwide Load Programs. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). April 2024. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
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Last modified 04/05/24