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Title:
   Producing State Estimates with the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Household Component
Product type:
   Methodology Report 16
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   December 8, 2005
Description:
   This paper describes the results of research using data from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey to produce a selected group of state-level estimates for the 30 states with the largest populations. Three methods of estimation are used. Each method is evaluated using standard measures, and conclusions about the quality of these estimates, along with recommendations, are given. (Previously published as Working Paper #05011, February 2005.)
Author(s):
   John P. Sommers, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   State and Metro Area Estimates, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/mr16/mr16.pdf (601 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/mr16/mr16.shtml
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