MEPS HC-118E: 2008 Emergency Room Visits File
Update #3: 11/22/13
STATA Programming Statements have been added.
Update #2: 07/29/11
The documentation for H118E, 2008
Emergency Room Visits File, has been updated to reflect that ERDATEDD,
day of visit, is no longer removed from the 2007 Emergency Room Visits
Update #1: 11/12/10
The following files have been updated as of November 12, 2010:
HC-118F 2008 Outpatient Visits File
HC-118E 2008 Emergency Room Visits File
HC-118D 2008 Hospital Inpatient Stays File
For each file the day of the event has been added: OPDATEDD; ERDATEDD; IPBEGDD and IPENDDD, respectively.
In addition, a correction has been made to the weights for individuals age 65 and older. Any analyses done that includes this population prior to the weight correction will need to be repeated.