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|Title:||National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), 1984 [United States]: Supplement on Aging, Medicare, 1984-1991|
|Primary Investigator(s):||United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)|
|Abstract:||This collection supplies information matching Medicare claims data to persons included in the Supplement on Aging (SOA) to the NATIONAL HEALTH INTERVIEW SURVEY, 1984 (ICPSR 8659). It can also be used for the cohort included in the NATIONAL HEALTH INTERVIEW SURVEY: LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF AGING, 70 YEARS AND OVER, 1984-1989 (ICPSR 8719), a follow-up to the SOA. Part 1, Medicare Hospital Records, contains variables such as the Longitudinal Study of Aging (LSOA) person number, date of birth, sex, date of hospital discharge/service, total charge for inpatient stay, type of hospital, diagnoses made, procedures performed, and length of stay. Variables in Part 2, Other Medicare Use Records, include the LSOA person number, date of birth, sex, and whether the patient utilized home health care, hospice, or outpatient services during 1984-1991.|
|Universe:||People in the United States aged 70 and over in 1984.|