Linkage Methods and Analytic Support for NCHS-USRDS End-Stage Renal Disease Data
NCHS-USRDS ESRD Linkage: 1974-2018
- The Linkage of National Center for Health Statistics Survey Data to End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Patient Data: Methodology and Analytic Considerations. pdf icon[PDF – 335 KB]
Contains an overview of the data sources, the methods used for linkage, descriptions of the resulting linked data files, and analytic considerations.
- Match rate table pdf icon[PDF – 148 KB]
Table providing NCHS-USRDS ESRD linked file sample sizes and percentage linked, by survey.
- Sample sizes for restricted use NCHS-USRDS ESRD pdf icon[PDF – 23 KB]
Tables providing sample sizes for each of the NCHS-USRDS ESRD files by NCHS survey and type of ESRD file.
Previous NCHS-USRDS ESRD Linkage:
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. pdf icon[PDF – 1.4 MB]