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AHRQ announces availability of the HCUP 2000 Kids' Inpatient Database

AHRQ has announced the availability of year 2000 data for the Agency's Kids' Inpatient Database (KID), a unique and powerful database that researchers, policymakers, and others can use to identify, track, and analyze national trends in children's health care use, access, charges, quality of care, and outcomes. The 2000 KID contains data from approximately 1.9 million hospital discharges of children 20 years of age and younger in 27 states.

Select Kids' Inpatient Database for examples of the types of analyses suited for KID, users who could benefit, technical details, and purchasing information. KID is part of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project's Federal-State-industry partnership, which includes data organizations and participating States.

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