2012 Researcher's Guide

The 2012 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 2012 Researcher's Guide Excluding forms. (PDF, 1.48 MB)

2012 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 5 Introduction
  • Page 7 Getting Started
  • Page 17 Section 1: ESRD Data Sources and the USRDS Database System
  • Page 22 Section 2: ESRD Patients
  • Page 24 Section 3: Treatment History
  • Page 28 Section 4: Payor History
  • Page 30 Section 5: Transplant Process & Outcomes
  • Page 33 Section 6: Morbidity & Hospitalization
  • Page 35 Section 7: Survival & Mortality
  • Page 36 Section 8: Providers
  • Page 38 Section 9: CKD Cohort
  • Page 40 Section 10: Comprehensive Dialysis Study
  • Page 40 Section 11: Medicare Prescription Drug

Appendices

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  • Page 45 A: USRDS Products & Services
  • Page 59 B: Medicare Claim
  • Page 69 C: Statistical Methods

Data File Descriptions (PDF, 764.13 KB)
Data Formatting (PDF, 339.47 KB)

ESRD Data Forms & Glossary

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Special Study Data Forms

DMMS Wave Data Forms (PDF, 1.04 MB)

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