Released as an ASCII file (with related SAS, STATA, SPSS, and R programming statements and data user information), a SAS data set, a SAS transport dataset, a Stata dataset, and an Excel file, this public use file provides information collected on a nationally representative sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States for calendar year 2020. This file consists of MEPS survey data obtained in Rounds 6 and 7 of Panel 23; Rounds 3, 4, and 5 of Panel 24; and Rounds 1, 2, and 3 of Panel 25, the rounds for the MEPS panels covering calendar year 2020. 2020 is the first data year to include three panels of data; Panel 23 was extended to include Rounds 6 and 7. This file contains variables pertaining to survey administration, demographics, person-level conditions, health status, disability days, quality of care, employment, and health insurance.
*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.
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