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What does NHDS stand for?

NHDS stands for National Hospital Discharge Survey

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and colleagues at the CDC in Atlanta analyzed data from two nationally representative surveys-the National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS) and the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - and determined that the age-adjusted NLEA discharge rate per 1,000 persons among diabetic individuals aged 40 years or older decreased from 11.
Several agencies already collect extensive data sets, such as residential energy consumption surveys conducted by the Department of Energy (8) and the National Hospital Discharge Survey compiled by the National Center for Health Statistics of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (9).
The volume of hospital inpatient services is particularly easy to measure because of two data sets from which a time series of hospital discharges can be constructed: The National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), which is produced yearly for the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), which is produced for the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).