2011 Researcher's Guide

The 2011 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 2011 Researcher's Guide excluding forms(PDF, 3.04 MB)

2011 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.

  • Getting Started
  • Sections 1-11
  • Page 4 Introduction
  • Page 7 Getting Started
  • Page 17 Section 1: ESRD Data Sources and the USRDS Database System
  • Page 20 Section 2:  ESRD Patients
  • Page 22 Section 3: Treatment History
  • Page 24 Section 4: Payor History
  • Page 26 Section 5: Transplant Process & Outcomes
  • Page 28 Section 6: Morbidity & Hospitalization
  • Page 29 Section 7: Survival & Mortality
  • Page 30 Section 8: Providers
  • Page 31 Section 9:  Disease-Based Cohort
  • Page 32 Section 10: Comprehensive Dialysis Study
  • Page 33 Section 11: Medicare Prescription Drug

Appendices

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  • USRDS Products & Services
  • Medicare Claim
  • Statistical Methods

Data File Descriptions (PDF, 1.43 MB)
Data Formatting (PDF, 2.16 MB)

ESRD Data Forms & Glossary

Special Study Data Forms

DMMS Wave Data Forms (PDF, 1.04 MB)

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