Before you publish results based on any HCUP database, confirm that the manuscript follows the requirements of the HCUP Data Use Agreement (DUA). For publications using the NIS, KID, NASS, NEDS, and/or NRD, refer to the HCUP DUA for Nationwide Databases; for publications using the SID, SASD, and/or SEDD, refer to the HCUP DUA for State Databases. Both DUAs are available on the DUA Training page.
Avoid common errors and pitfalls related to the use of the HCUP nationwide data by reviewing the relevant Checklist as you prepare your manuscript for publicaction.
Checklist for Working with the NIS, these guidelines also apply to the use of the KID
Checklist for Working with the NASS
Checklist for Working with the NEDS
Checklist for Working with the NRD
Verify the following privacy protections:
The HCUP DUAs also require citation of HCUP and the specific databases:
Acknowledgement of HCUP Data Partners
If you have questions, please contact HCUP User Support:
Toll free: 1-866-290-HCUP
|Internet Citation: Publishing with HCUP Data. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). January 2023. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/db/publishing.jsp.|
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