MEPS HC-059G: 2001 Office-Based Medical Provider Visits File
Update #3: 03/10/17
The original SAS transport data file created by version 7 of SAS has been replaced with SAS transport data created by version 9.4 of SAS so that the data could be
read by the R programming language.
Update #2: 11/22/13
STATA Programming Statements have been added.
For the variable SEETLKPV
(i.e. saw the provider or talked to the provider on the telephone)
expenditures for telephone calls (SEETLKPV=2, n=1,748) are
set to -1.
-9 = '-9 NOT ASCERTAINED'
-8 = '-8 DK'
-7 = '-7 REFUSED'
-1 = '-1 INAPPLICABLE'
1 = '1 SAW PROVIDER'
2 = '2 TELEPHONE CALL'