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Help for SIPP Users

Types of Health Insurance

  • Definitions: definitions of the major types of health insurance

Health Insurance Questions Asked in the SIPP

Health Insurance Variables in the SIPP

  • Alphabetical Listing: the health insurance variable names as listed on the Public Use Microdata Files. As alphabetical listing of health insurance edited, recoded, and imputation variables, including variable definitions.
  • Data Dictionaries: a link to the SIPP 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.

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