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NCHS' main Ambulatory Health Care Data web page has a lot of information about its ambulatory health care surveys, the NAMCS and NHAMCS. In addition to the data and survey instruments, NCHS also offers information on the scope and sample design, data collection and processing, estimation procedures, reliability of estimates, and staff presentations.

Updates and changes.

Data & User Guides

Year

Emergency Department

Outpatient Department

User Guide

Stata

SAS

CSV

Desc

Stata

SAS

CSV

Desc

2015

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

--

ED

2014

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

ED

2013

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

ED

2012

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

ED

2011

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

2010

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

2009

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

2008

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

2007

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

2006

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

2005

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

2004

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

2003

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

2002

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

2001

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

2000

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

1999

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

1998

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

1997

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

1996

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

1995

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

1994

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

1993

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

1992

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

dta

sas7bdat

csv

desc

doc

List of Survey Items

NAMCS and NHAMCS Survey Content Brochure NHAMCS Data Items

Forms, Surveys, Questionnaires, Sample Cards, Data Dictionaries

Year

Emergency
Emergency Department Patient Record Sample Card

Outpatient
Outpatient Department Patient Record Sample Card

ASC
Ambulatory Surgery Patient Record Sample Card

Hospital
Hospital Induction Interview Form

Free ASC
Freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Patient Record Sample Card

Lookback
Lookback Module

Amb Unit
Ambulatory Unit Induction Interview Form

Cervical
Cervical Cancer Screening Supplement

2017 Emergency Outpatient ASC Hospital

--

--

2016 Emergency Outpatient ASC Hospital

--

--

2015 Emergency Outpatient ASC Hospital

--

--

2014 Emergency Outpatient ASC Hospital

--

--

2013 Emergency Outpatient ASC Hospital

--

Lookback

--

2012 Emergency Outpatient ASC Hospital

--

2011 Emergency Outpatient ASC Hospital Free ASC

--

Amb Unit

--

2010 Emergency Outpatient ASC Hospital Free ASC

--

Amb Unit

Cervical Cancer

2009 Emergency Outpatient ASC Hospital

--

Amb Unit

Cervical Cancer

2008 Emergency Outpatient

--

Hospital

--

Amb Unit

Cervical Cancer

2007 Emergency Outpatient

--

Hospital

--

Amb Unit

Cervical Cancer

2006 Emergency Outpatient

--

Hospital

--

Amb Unit

Cervical Cancer

2005 Emergency Outpatient

--

Hospital

--

Amb Unit

--

2004 Emergency Outpatient

--

2003 Emergency Outpatient

Contact data@nber.org with questions, comments, or suggestions.

Last Update: November 20, 2017

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