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Title:
   Relative Importance of Poverty and Education in MEPS Weighting Adjustment
Product type:
   Methodology Report 25
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   August 12, 2011
Description:
   This report presents the results from research evaluating the impact of using the education status of the family reference person instead of the family poverty status in the raking adjustment. Since education status is easy to derive and available early, the objective is to see if education status can be used to improve the preliminary full year weight or if education status can be used as an alternative to poverty status in producing the final full year weight.
Author(s):
   Sadeq Chowdhury, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Care Disparities
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/mr25/mr25.pdf (237 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/mr25/mr25.shtml
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