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Update Notes


MEPS HC-113: 2007 Full Year Consolidated Data File

Update #6: 05/30/14

The file documentation has been revised with corrected instructions in section 3.5.3 for creating CPS-family estimates. The variable identifying the CPS-family reference person is FCRP1231 and not FAMRFPYR as previously written.


Update #5: 11/22/13

STATA Programming Statements have been added.


Update #4: 06/20/12

The 2007 FY Consolidated Data File (HC113) documentation has been updated: in Section 3.9, Variance Estimation, the number of variance strata available for variance estimation increased from 328 to 368. As a result, 165 variance strata are now associated with Panel 12 instead of 125 noted in the original documentation. Additionally, those numbered 1001-1165 are now associated with Panel 12 while those numbered 126-328 are associated with Panel 11.


Update #3: 05/24/11

The 2007 FY Consolidated Data File (HC113) documentation has been updated: in Section 2.5.6.6, Child Health and Preventive Care, the information identifying children eligible for this section has been corrected.


Update #2: 03/16/11

The 2007 FY Consolidated Data File (HC113) documentation has been updated: in Section 3.9, Variance Estimation, the procedure for appropriately identifying variance strata when pooling MEPS data across several years has been corrected.


Update #1: 04/14/10

Additional text to clarify age criteria for the priority conditions questions has been added to Section 2.5.5.2 of the documentation file.



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