2013 Researcher's Guide

The 2013 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 2013 Researcher's Guide excluding forms. (PDF, 1.32 MB)

2013 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 34 Section 6: Morbidity & Hospitalization
  • Page 36 Section 7: Survival & Mortality
  • Page 37 Section 8: Providers
  • Page 39 Section 9: CKD Cohort
  • Page 41 Section 10: Comprehensive Dialysis Study
  • Page 41 Section 11: Medicare Prescription Drug

Appendices

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  • Page 47 A: USRDS Products & Services
  • Page 61 B: Medicare Claim
  • Page 71 C: Statistical Methods

Data File Descriptions (PDF, 823.13 KB)
Data Formatting (PDF, 349.66 KB)

ESRD Data Forms & Glossary

Special Study Data Forms

DMMS Wave Data Forms (PDF, 1.04 MB)

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