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MEPS HC-083: 2004 Jobs File
Release date: May 2006

This public use data file contains jobs-level data from the 2004 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 2004. The file contains job-level information collected in Rounds 3-5 for the eighth Panel and Rounds 1-3 for the ninth Panel of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (i.e., the rounds for the MEPS panels covering calendar year 2004); it includes variables pertaining to household-reported jobs, including wages, hours, industry, and occupation.

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Documentation PDF (186 KB) / HTML
Codebook PDF (188 KB) / HTML*
SAS Programming Statements TXT (51 KB)
SPSS Programming Statements TXT (25 KB)
STATA Programming Statements TXT (33 KB)
2003 Industry Codes File PDF (73 KB) / HTML
2003 Occupation Codes File PDF (18 KB) / HTML

Data File, ASCII format ZIP (1.4 MB) / EXE (1.4 MB)
Data File, SAS transport format ZIP (1.9 MB) / EXE (2.0 MB)

Questionnaires — see Survey Questionnaires
*The PDF version of the codebook is recommended for printing; the HTML version is database driven and lets you navigate quickly to details on each variable.
**Right-click on the data file link, then select Save Target As or Save Link As to download the file.

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