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Title:
   Sample Design of the 2017 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Insurance Component
Product type:
   Methodology Report 31
MEPS component:
   Insurance Component
Publication date:
   July 11, 2018
Description:
   The primary purpose of this report is to describe the sample design, sample allocation, and sample selection process for the 2017 MEPS Insurance Component (MEPS-IC). This information is important for researchers using the data who wish to understand the details of its sampling design. Following a brief overview, both the private-sector and public (State and local governments) sector designs are described. The details presented in this report apply specifically to the 2017 data year, however the appendices include a history of sample allocation changes to the MEPS-IC.
Author(s):
   Karen E. Davis, MA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/mr31/mr31.pdf (676 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/mr31/mr31.shtml
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