Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
This data collection is one of the earlier "resident places" surveys in the National Nursing Home Survey series. Basic information about nursing homes and their residents and discharges is included in this survey. The Facility Questionnaire contains variables on number of patients, number receiving nursing care, inpatient days of care, admissions, live discharges, place of discharge, deceased discharges, number of beds, total number of employees, and services provided. The Resident Questionnaire includes information about the resident's age, sex, race, marital status, date of admission, diagnoses, services received, aids used, mobility, hearing, vision, charges for care, and sources of payment.
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U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics. NATIONAL NURSING HOME SURVEY, 1969. Hyattsville, MD: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics [producer], 1992. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1993. doi:10.3886/ICPSR09780.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09780.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: administrative costs, assisted living, assisted living facilities, health care costs, health care facilities, health services utilization, health status, institutional care, labor costs, long term care, mortality rates, nursing homes, older adults, patient care, personnel
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Nursing homes and their residents in the coterminous United States.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
Per agreement with NCHS, ICPSR distributes the data file(s) and technical documentation in this collection in their original form as prepared by NCHS.
Sample: Two-stage, stratified probability sample. The first stage was a selection of facilities and the second stage was a selection of residents of the sampled facilities.
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Original ICPSR Release: 1993-10-11
- 2006-01-18 File CB9780.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
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