National Hospital Discharge Survey
Survey Results and Products
The annual NHDS data summaries that have been published previously in the National Health Statistics Report (NHSR) and Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics series were discontinued after 2007. Select tables from the traditional summaries are available here by topic and data year. To find past reports please see the National Hospital Discharge Survey Publications and Reports section of our website.
- Number and rate of hospital discharges
- Average length of stay and days of care
- First-listed diagnoses by selected patient characteristics
- Procedures by selected patient characteristics
- Hospital inpatient deaths
- Expected source of payment
- Females with delivery
- Male Newborn Circumcision
- Detailed diagnoses and procedure tables
- NHDS Reports – This is a complete chronological listing of NHDS summary data reports and data briefs from the most recent year available. These reports are available to be viewed and/or downloaded. Please scroll down page to find data year of interest.
- Special Topic Reports- This is a listing of special topic reports on the NHDS that can be viewed or downloaded.
- Health E-Stats – Selected NCHS E-stat publications using NHDS data, which can be viewed or downloaded.
- News Releases and fact sheets –Selected NHDS new releases, fact sheets, and articles that can be viewed or downloaded.