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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Appendix A. Data Sources

Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®)
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS)
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)
National HIV/AIDS Surveillance System
National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS)
National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS)
National Immunization Survey (NIS)
National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance (NNIS) System
National Nursing Home Survey (NNHS)
National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)
National Tuberculosis Surveillance System (NTBSS)
National Vital Statistics System—Linked Birth and Infant Death Data (NVSS-I)
National Vital Statistics System—Mortality (NVSS-M)
National Vital Statistics System—Natality (NVSS-N)
ESRD Clinical Performance Measures (CPM) Project
Home Health Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS)
Hospital Compare
Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS)
Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System (MPSMS)
Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO) Program
Nursing Home Minimum Data Set (MDS)
Community Health Center (CHC) User Survey
Indian Health Service (IHS) National Patient Information Reporting System (NPIRS)
Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS®)
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER)
United States Renal Data System (USRDS)
National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)
Substance Abuse Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS)
HIV Research Network (HIVRN)
University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center



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