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The National Home and Hospice Care Survey; 1996 summary
  • Published Date:
    October 1999
Filetype[PDF - 2.23 MB]

  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.) ; National Home and Hospice Care Survey (U.S.) ;
  • Series:
    DHHS publication ; no. (PHS) 99-1712
    Vital and health statistics. Series 13 Data from the National Health Survey ; no. 141
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    OBJECTIVE: This report presents data about agencies providing home and hospice care, their current patients, and their discharges. The data are presented in 159 tables according to standard sets of descriptive variables. The tables are grouped into five categories: agencies, home health care current patients, home health care discharges, hospice care current patients, and hospice care discharges. Data are presented on agency characteristics, demographic characteristics, utilization measures, and health and functional status of current patients and discharges. METHODS: The data used for this report are from the National Center for Health Statistics' 1996 National Home and Hospice Care Survey. This is a sample survey through which data are collected on the use of home health and hospice care agencies in the United States. The data were collected by personal interview using three questionnaires and two sampling lists.

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