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Title:
   Attitudes toward Health Insurance and Their Persistence over Time, Adults 2003-2004
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 161
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   February 16, 2007
Description:
   Using data from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC), this Statistical Brief provides a summary of the attitudes adults have regarding the need for health insurance coverage and its cost over the time period 2003-2004. A description of the variation in agreement levels with these attitudes for adults further distinguished by demographic and socioeconomic characteristics is also provided. In addition, the persistence in these attitudes toward health insurance coverage is examined.
Author(s):
   Steven B. Cohen, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Insurance -- Coverage
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st161/stat161.pdf (127 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st161/stat161.shtml
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