This public use data file provides information on household-reported medical conditions collected on a nationally representative sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States for the 1997 MEPS Household Component. Released as an ASCII file (with SAS, SPSS, and STATA programming statements, and also in SAS transport format), this public use file provides information on the household-reported medical conditions reported in the 1997 portion of Round 3 and Rounds 4 and 5 for Panel 1, as well as Rounds 1 and 2 and the 1997 portion of Round 3 for Panel 2 (i.e., rounds for MEPS panels covering calendar year 1997).
For more information, see MEPS HC-029: 1997 MEPS HC Survey Data.
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