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MEPS HC-086: MEPS Panel 8 Longitudinal Data File

Update #3: 02/09/18

The Round 3 variables describing “Number of Missed Days” (DDNWRK3, DDNSCL3, OTHNDD3) and “Number of Days Spent in Bed” (WKINBD3, SCLNBD3, DDBDYS3) have been revised to include information from both Year 1 and Year 2. The prior versions have only included information from Year 2.

Update #2: 11/22/13

STATA Programming Statements have been added.

Update #1: 06/14/13

The Panel 8 Longitudinal Weight File has been transformed into the Panel 8 Longitudinal Data File. Analytic variables have been added from the 2003 and 2004 consolidated full-year (HC-079 and HC-089) files. The longitudinal weight LONGWTP8 was renamed to be LONGWT.

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