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MEPS HC-009: 1998 P2R3/P3R1 Population Characteristics
Release date: December 1999

This public use data file is the third point in time data file to be released from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Household Component (MEPS HC). The data are being released both as an ASCII file (with related SAS, SPSS, and STATA programming statements) and in SAS transport format. This public use file provides information on data collected on a nationally representative sample of the civilian non-institutionalized population of the United States during the early part of 1998. This file consists of 1998 data obtained in Round 3 of Panel 2 and Round 1 of Panel 3 of the MEPS Household Component and contains variables pertaining to survey administration, demographics, employment, health status, and health insurance.

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Documentation (File Codebook is included) PDF (667 KB) / HTML
SAS Programming Statements TXT (41 KB)
SPSS Programming Statements TXT (28 KB)
STATA Programming Statements TXT (33 KB)

Data File, ASCII format ZIP (1.0 MB) / EXE (1.0 MB)
Data File, SAS transport format ZIP (1.3 MB) / EXE (1.4 MB)

Questionnaires — see Survey Questionnaires
**Right-click on the data file link, then select Save Target As or Save Link As to download the file.

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