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Help for ACS Users

Types of Health Insurance

  • Definitions: definitions of the major types of health insurance

Health Insurance Questions Asked in the ACS

Health Insurance Variables in the ACS

  • Alphabetical Listing: the health insurance variable names as listed on the Public Use Microdata Files. An alphabetical listing of health insurance edited, recoded, and imputation variables, including variable definitions.
  • Data Dictionaries: a link to the ACS technical documents, including the data dictionaries. The technical documentation for each ACS annual supplement includes a data dictionary, which describes the contents and record layout of the public-use computer tape files, including variable names, universes, and values.

Programming Code for Health Insurance Estimates


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Health Insurance |  Last Revised: September 12, 2012