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If this is your first visit to the MEPS Web site, visit Survey Background for basic information on the surveys that preceded MEPS and when MEPS began, how data are collected, the different components of MEPS, the design of the survey, and availability of the survey data. You may also want to read some of our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more detailed information on these and other topics.

Data users who are new to the site should also visit Data Overview to learn about what we collect and what is available online or at the on-site Data Center.

If you are looking for resources on particular topics of interest, visit MEPS topics. If you are looking for publications or statistical results, visit Publications and Summary Data Tables. If you are looking for data files to download and use for analysis, visit the researcher profile or Download Data Files.