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MEPS HC-094H: 2005 Home Health File
Release date: August 2007

This public use data file is one in a series of event-level public use data files drawn from the 2005 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Household Component (HC). Household-reported information on expenditures for home health visits including the type of provider, type of services received, length of the visit, reason for the visit, expenditures, and sources of payment. Released as an ASCII file with SAS, SPSS, and STATA programming statements and in SAS transport format, this public use file provides information on home health care for a nationally representative sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States and can be used to make estimates of the utilization and expenditures associated with home health care during the 2005 calendar year. This file consists of 2005 data obtained in the 2005 portion of round 3 and rounds 4 and 5 for Panel 9, as well as rounds 1, 2, and the 2005 portion of round 3 for Panel 10 of the survey (i.e., the rounds for the MEPS panels covering calendar year 2005).

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Documentation PDF (649 KB) / HTML
Codebook PDF (212 KB) / HTML*
SAS Programming Statements TXT (52 KB)
SPSS Programming Statements TXT (16 KB)
STATA Programming Statements TXT (21 KB)

Data File, ASCII format ZIP (119 KB) / EXE (187 KB)
Data File, SAS transport format ZIP (175 KB) / EXE (243 KB)

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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