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MEPS-HC Sample Sizes

Select year for tables that break down the number of persons and families listed in the overall sample size by age, adults, elderly, race, race/ethnicity, income level, insurance status, and panel. Persons with zero person weights and families with zero family weights are not included.

Year

Number of families

Number of persons

2016

13,587

33,259

2015

13,800

33,893

2014

13,421

33,162

2013

13,936

35,068

2012

14,763

37,182

2011

13,449

33,622

2010

12,445

31,228

2009

13,875

34,920

2008

12,316

31,262

2007

11,615

29,370

2006

12,811

32,577

2005

12,810

32,320

2004

13,018

32,737

2003

12,860

32,681

2002

14,828

37,418

2001

12,852

32,122

2000

9,515

23,839

1999

9,345

23,565

1998

9,023

22,953

1997

13,087

32,636

1996

8,655

21,571

 

 
   Page last revised:  Aug 14, 2018