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MEPS-MPC Response Rates
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These tables contain a summary of the response rates, refusal rates, and other nonresponse rates since 1996 for the various types of medical providers included in the MPC. Refusal rates include unwillingness to accept signed permission forms. Other nonresponse rates include providers that could not be located or had no record of the patient.

Select a provider type and year for tables that break down the response rate by provider type:

2017 Provider Types

Pair-Level Response rates

Pair-Level Refusal rates

Other Pair-Level Nonresponse rates

Hospitals

87.0

4.8

8.2

Office-based providers

82.0

3.6

14.4

HMOs

89.6

0.0

10.4

Home care providers

85.0

7.3

7.7

Institutions

91.6

1.8

6.6

SBDs

66.1

7.2

26.7

Pharmacies

85.8

2.5

11.7