Initial Diagnosis of Disease by Age

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This dataset contains data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), which collects information on patients discharged from hospitals in the US. The data contained is by first-listed diagnosis and age of patients.


The National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS) relates the clinical characteristics of the patients at discharge with age, sex, race, ethnicity, marital status, and expected sources of payment. This dataset relates the first diagnosed disease with the ages of the patients, it is calculated by measuring an estimate rate per 10,000, includes male and female patients.

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United States


John Snow Labs; National Center for Health Statistics;

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2016). National Center for Health Statistics. Retrieved 3 June, 2016.


Hospital Discharge Survey, US Discharge Information, US Inpatient Discharges, Admission Diagnosis, Clinical Characteristics of Patients, Diagnosed Diseases, Admission Survey, Hospital Discharge, Hospitalization by Age

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First-Listed Diagnosis, First-Listed Diagnosis by Age, Hospital Survey, National Hospital Discharge Survey, Discharge from hospital

DiagnosisGroups of diagnosis and specific diagnosisstring-
ICD_9_CM_CodeICD 9 CM Code for diagnosisstring-
All_Ages_NumberAge-adjusted measurement for all agesnumberlevel : Ratio
All_Ages_Standard_ErrorAll Ages Standard Errorintegerlevel : Ratio
Under_15_Years_NumberNumber Under 15 Yearsintegerlevel : Ratio
Under_15_Years_Standard_ErrorNumber Under 15 Standard Errorintegerlevel : Ratio
Age_15_44_NumbersNumber Under 15 to 44 Yearsintegerlevel : Ratio
Age_15_44_Standard_ErrorNumber Under 15 to 44 Standard Errorintegerlevel : Ratio
Age_45_64_NumbersNumber Under 45 to 64 Yearsintegerlevel : Ratio
Age_45_64_Standard_ErrorNumber Under 45 to 64 Standard Errorintegerlevel : Ratio
Age_65_And_Over_NumbersNumber Under 65 Yearsintegerlevel : Ratio
Age_65_And_Over_Standard_ErrorNumber Under 65 Standard Errorintegerlevel : Ratio
DiagnosisICD 9 CM CodeAll Ages NumberAll Ages Standard ErrorUnder 15 Years NumberUnder 15 Years Standard ErrorAge 15 44 NumbersAge 15 44 Standard ErrorAge 45 64 NumbersAge 45 64 Standard ErrorAge 65 And Over NumbersAge 65 And Over Standard Error
All conditions3507937461974.0528.010031.01081.0948399113591.01440.0
Malignant neoplasms140-209.36,209.70-209.75,209.79,230-2341212143121.017.047460590.073.0
Malignant neoplasm of large intestine and rectum153-154,197.5,209.1136188.02.054974.012.0
Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus, and lung162,176.4,197.0,197.3,209.21177255710116.017.0
Benign neoplasms209.4-209.6,210-22933539124.016.01501957.010.0
Benign neoplasm of uterus218-2191892589.012.09815
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders240-2791781211379.048.063074671.076.0
Diabetes mellitus249,25063573167.024.025529198.025.0