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Finding Datasets for Secondary Analysis

HCUP Research Sportlights

  • Using National Inpatient Sample (NIS)

McCutcheon BA, Hirshman BR, Gabel BC, Heffner MW, Marcus LP, Cole TS, Chen CC, Chang DC, Carter BS. Impact of Neurosurgeon Specialization on Patient Outcomes for Intracranial and Spinal Surgery: A Retrospective Analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 1998-2009.J Neurosurg. 2018 May;128(5):1578-1588.

Sharma P, McCarty TR, Ngu JN, O'Donnell M, Njei B. Impact of Bariatric Surgery in Patients with HIV Infection: A Nationwide Inpatient Sample Analysis, 2004-2014. AIDS. 2018 Sep 10;32(14):1959-1965.

  • Using Kids' Inpatient Database (KID) and Vital Statistics mortality data, as well as previous studies:

Miller TR, Steinbeigle R, Lawrence BA, Peterson C, Florence C, Barr M, Barr RG. Lifetime Cost of Abusive Head Trauma at Ages 0-4, USA. Prevention Science. 2018 Aug;19(6):695-704.

  • Using Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD):

Secemsky EA, Schermerhorn M, Carroll BJ, Kennedy KF, Shen C, Valsdottir LR, Landon B, Yeh RW. Readmissions After Revascularization Procedures for Peripheral Arterial Disease : A Nationwide Cohort Study. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2018 Jan 16;168(2):93-99.

Gupta A, Nizamuddin J, Elmofty D, Nizamuddin SL, Tung A, Minhaj M, Mueller A, Apfelbaum J, Shahul S. Opioid Abuse or Dependence Increases 30-day Readmission Rates after Major Operating Room Procedures: A National Readmissions Database Study. Anesthesiology. 2018 May;128(5):880-890.

  • Using State Inpatient Database (SID) and State Emergency Department Database (SEDD): 

Wherry LR, Miller S, Robert Kaestner R, and Meyer BD. Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later-Life Health Care Utilization. Review of Economics and Statistics. 2018 May 04;100(2):287-302.