2010 Researcher's Guide

The 2010 Researcher's Guide to the USRDS Database is currently available.  The downloadable PDF files containing the chapters are in Adobe Acrobat™, you will need the reader that will allow you to look at the documents. View the entire 2010 Researcher's Guide excluding forms. (PDF, 2.9 MB)

2010 Researcher's Guide to the USRDS Database

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This Researcher's Guide to the USRDS Database is designed to assist those interested in using USRDS data to perform their own analyses.

  • Page 4 Introduction
  • Page 7 Getting Started
  • Page 18 Section 1: ESRD Data Sources and the USRDS Database System
  • Page 21 Section 2: ESRD Patients
  • Page 22 Section 3: Treatment History
  • Page 25 Section 4: Payor History
  • Page 26 Section 5: Transplant Process and Outcomes
  • Page 28 Section 6: Morbidity and Hospitalization
  • Page 30 Section 7: Survival and Mortality
  • Page 31 Section 8: Providers
  • Page 32 Section 9: Disease-Based Cohort
  • Page 33 Section 10: Comprehensive Dialysis Study

Appendices

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  • USRDS Products & Services
  • Medicare Claim
  • Statistical Methods
  • Page 35 A: USRDS Products and Services
  • Page 45 B: Medicare Claims
  • Page 53 C: Statistical Methods
  • Page 57 D: Data File Descriptions
  • Page 236 E: Data Formatting
  • Page 406 F: Data Forms
  • Page 410 G: Glossary

Data File Descriptions (PDF, 2.56 MB)
Data Formatting (PDF, 2.13 MB)

ESRD Data Forms & Glossary

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