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MEPS HC-188C: 2016 Other Medical Expenses File
Release date: May 2018

This public use data file is one in a series of event-level public use data files drawn from the 2016 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Household Component (HC). Released as an ASCII file with SAS, SPSS, and STATA programming statements and in SAS transport format, this public use file provides information on the purchase of and expenditures for medical equipment, supplies, glasses and other medical items for a nationally representative sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States and can be used to make estimates of the utilization and expenditures associated with medical items during the 2016 calendar year. This file consists of 2016 data obtained in the 2016 portion of round 3, and rounds 4 and 5 for Panel 20, as well as rounds 1, 2, and the 2016 portion of round 3 for Panel 21 of the survey (i.e., the rounds for the MEPS panels covering calendar year 2016).



Documentation PDF (463 KB) / HTML
Codebook PDF (75 KB) / HTML*
SAS Programming Statements TXT (36 KB)
SPSS Programming Statements TXT (7.8 KB)
STATA Programming Statements TXT (11 KB)

Data File, ASCII format ZIP (176 KB) / EXE (712 KB)
Data File, SAS transport format ZIP (230 KB) / EXE (767 KB)


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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