Urban and Rural Hospitals Closures and Short-Run Change in Ambulance Call Times [Research Data]


Urban and Rural Hospitals Closures and Short-Run Change in Ambulance Call Times [Research Data]

Researcher ORCID Identifier

SuZanne Troske: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6665-3328

Alison Davis: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0885-4997

Kenneth R. Troske: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6633-8544

Sookti Chaudhary: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7673-3433


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Download Research data file (1692.4 MB)

Download Variable description (14 KB)

Download Variable description (backup) (7 KB)

Download NEMSIS data dictionary (2.1 MB)

Download NEMSIS data dictionary (backup) (2.4 MB)

Dataset Creation Date


Release Date



University of Kentucky Libraries

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)



© 2020 Troske, Davis, Troske, and Chaudhary (for all files except the data dictionary)

This dataset (except the data dictionary) is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided that the dataset creators and publication source are credited and that changes (if any) are clearly indicated.

Supporting Information

Please see the Readme and supplementary files.

File Format

Readme file: Text document (.txt)

Research data file: Microsoft Excel Comma Separated Values File (.csv)

Variable description: Microsoft Word Document (.docx)

Variable description (backup): Text document (.txt)

NEMSIS data dictionary: PDF Document (.pdf)

NEMSIS data dictionary (backup): PDF/A Document (.pdf)

File Size

Readme file: 8 KB

Research data file: 1.65 GB

Variable description: 16 KB

Variable description (backup): 5 KB

NEMSIS data dictionary: 2.11 MB

NEMSIS data dictionary (backup): 2.38 MB

Spatial Coverage

United States

Temporal Coverage

2010 to 2015

Related Content

Chaudhary, S., Davis, A., Troske, K. R., & Troske, S. (2019). Hospital closures and short-run change in ambulance call times. Rural & Underserved Health Research Center Publications, 19. Available at: https://uknowledge.uky.edu/ruhrc_reports/19/

Chaudhary, S., Troske, K. R., Troske, S., & Davis, A. (2019). Ambulance service ownership and management: How it affects quality of service delivery for Medicare patients. Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise Working Papers, 16. Available at: https://uknowledge.uky.edu/isfe_papers/16

Troske, S., & Davis, A. (2019). Do hospital closures affect patient time in an ambulance? Rural & Underserved Health Research Center Publications, 8. Available at: https://uknowledge.uky.edu/ruhrc_reports/8/


Research data was a special extract from NEMSIS (https://nemsis.org/).

Urban and Rural Hospitals Closures and Short-Run Change in Ambulance Call Times [Research Data]