Chart [PDF - 39k]: Types of health insurance coverage
Definitions: definitions of the major types of health insurance
Health Insurance Questions in the CPS ASEC
Flow Chart [PDF - 54k]: health insurance questions in sequence. The flow chart shows the sequence of health insurance questions asked during the interview, including the instrument variable name for each question.
Questionnaire: a link to the CPS technical documents, including the questionnaire. A facsimile of the supplement questionnaire is included in the technical documentation for each CPS annual supplement since 1999.
Health Insurance Variables in the CPS ASEC
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.
Flow Chart [PDF - 28k]: major health insurance variables. A chart showing questionnaire items, their edited variables, and the principle recode variables we use to calculate estimates of the number of people uninsured and insured.
Data Dictionaries: a link to the CPS technical documents, including the data dictionaries. The technical documentation for each CPS 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.
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