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Accession Number PB2013-108157
Title MEPS HC-143: 2012 P16R3/P17R1 Population Characteristics (May 2013).
Publication Date May 2013
Media Count 50p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) provides nationally representative estimates of health care use, expenditures, sources of payment, and health insurance coverage for the U.S. civilian non-institutionalized population. The MEPS Household Component (HC) also provides estimates of RU members health status, demographic and socio-economic characteristics, employment, access to care, and satisfaction with health care. Estimates can be produced for individuals, families, and selected population subgroups. The panel design of the survey, which includes 5 Rounds of interviews covering 2 full calendar years, provides data for examining person level changes in selected variables such as expenditures, health insurance coverage, and health status. Using computer assisted personal interviewing (CAPI) technology, information about each household member is collected, and the survey builds on this information from interview to interview. All data for a sampled household are reported by a single household respondent.
Keywords Demography
Health care costs
Health care utilization
Health insurance
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey(MEPS)
Socioeconomic conditions
Product Source: AHRQ

Source Agency National Center for Health Services Research
NTIS Subject Category 44Q - Health Related Costs
44C - Community & Population Characteristics
Corporate Author Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1319
Contract Number N/A

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