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MEPS HC-203: 2018 Jobs File
Release date: February 2020

This public use data file contains jobs-level data from the 2018 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 2018. The file contains job-level information collected in Round 3-5 for Panel 22 and Rounds 1-3 for Panel 23 of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (i.e., the rounds for the MEPS panels covering calendar year 2018); it includes variables pertaining to household-reported jobs, including wages, hours, industry, and occupation.

Documentation PDF (514 KB) / HTML
Codebook PDF (292 KB) / HTML*
SAS Programming Statements TXT (52 KB)
SPSS Programming Statements TXT (23 KB)
STATA Programming Statements TXT (29 KB)
2007 Industry Codes File PDF (238 KB) / HTML
2010 Occupation Codes File PDF (236 KB) / HTML

Data File, ASCII format ZIP (1.2 MB) / EXE (1.7 MB)
Data File, SAS transport format ZIP (1.4 MB) / EXE (1.9 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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