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SEDD Database Documentation
The SEDD are a set of longitudinal State-specific emergency department (ED) databases included in the HCUP family. The SEDD capture discharge information on all emergency department visits that do not results in an admission. These databases are created by AHRQ through a Federal-State-Industry partnership.
 
 
State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD)

The SEDD are a set of longitudinal State-specific emergency department (ED) databases included in the HCUP family. The SEDD capture discharge information on all emergency department visits that do not result in an admission. Information on patients seen in the emergency room and then admitted to the hospital is included in the State Inpatient Databases (SID). The following links provide detailed database documentation for the SEDD.
 
Restrictions on the Use of the SEDD
Description of SEDD Files
Availability of Data Elements
Description of Data Elements in the SEDD
Known Data Issues
Load Programs
HCUP Tools: Labels and Formats
SEDD Related Reports
HCUP Supplemental Files

Internet Citation: HCUP SEDD Database Documentation. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). September 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/db/state/sedddbdocumentation.jsp.
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