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MEPS HC-078: 2003 Medical Conditions File
Release date: November 2005

This public use data file provides information on household-reported medical conditions collected on a nationally representative sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States for the 2003 MEPS Household Component. Released as an ASCII file (with SAS, SPSS, and STATA programming statements, and also in SAS transport format), this public use file provides information on the household-reported medical conditions reported in the 2003 portion of Round 3 and Rounds 4 and 5 for Panel 7, as well as Rounds 1 and 2 and the 2003 portion of Round 3 for Panel 8 (i.e., rounds for MEPS panels covering calendar year 2003).

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Documentation PDF (562 KB) / HTML
Codebook PDF (188 KB) / HTML*
SAS Programming Statements TXT (83 KB)
SPSS Programming Statements TXT (20 KB)
STATA Programming Statements TXT (26 KB)

Data File, ASCII format ZIP (2.3 MB) / EXE (2.4 MB)
Data File, SAS transport format ZIP (3.3 MB) / EXE (3.4 MB)


Questionnaires — see Survey Questionnaires
*The PDF version of the codebook is recommended for printing; the HTML version is database driven and lets you navigate quickly to details on each variable.
**Right-click on the data file link, then select Save Target As or Save Link As to download the file.

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