This public use data file contains jobs-level data from the 2008 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Household Component (MEPS-HC). Released as an ASCII file with SAS, SPSS, and STATA programming statements and in SAS transport format, this public use file provides information collected on a nationally representative sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States during the calendar year 2008. The file contains job-level information collected in Rounds 3-5 for the twelfth Panel and Rounds 1-3 for the thirteenth Panel of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (i.e., the rounds for the MEPS panels covering calendar year 2008); it includes variables pertaining to household-reported jobs, including wages, hours, industry, and occupation.
*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.
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