Linkage Methods and Analytic Support for NCHS-USRDS End-Stage Renal Disease Data
- Golden C, Driscoll AK, Simon AE, et al. Linkage of NCHS population health surveys to administrative records from Social Security Administration and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health Stat 1(58). 2015. Cdc-pdf[PDF – 1.4 MB]
Contains a brief overview of the data sources, the methods used for linkage, descriptions of the resulting linked data files, and general analytic guidance for using NCHS linked data.
Tables providing sample sizes for each of the NCHS-USRDS ESRD files by NCHS survey and type of ESRD file.