This public use data file contains jobs-level data from the 2002 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Household Component (MEPS HC). Released as an ASCII file with SAS, SPSS, and STATA programming statements and in SAS transport format, this public use file provides information collected on a nationally representative sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States during the calendar year 2002. The file contains job-level information collected in Rounds 3-5 for the sixth Panel and Rounds 1-3 for the seventh Panel of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (i.e., the rounds for the MEPS panels covering calendar year 2002); it includes variables pertaining to household-reported jobs, including wages, hours, industry, and occupation.
For more information, see MEPS HC-072: 2001 and 2002 MEPS HC Survey Data.
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