Codes and Frequencies
For all persons FAMYBARCAR reports if any family member needed but did not get medical care (due to cost) in the past 12 months. Interviewers instructed respondents not to include dental care.
In all years other than 1996, the question is asked of persons in rounds two and four of data collection. No persons participated in round four of data collection in 1996, given the MEPS panel design. Otherwise, there are no comparability issues.
- 1997-2018: All persons.
- 1997-2018 : PERWEIGHT