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HISTOP1
Why coverage stopped: Lost job/changed employer

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Description

For all sample without comprehensive health insurance coverage, HISTOP1 indicates if the reason they lost coverage was because they lost their job or changed employers. Please see the Comparability tab for information about changes to the universe of this variable over time.

Comparability

For 1997, the question was asked of persons without health insurance coverage for less than 3 years. For 1998 and 1999, the question was asked of persons without health insurance coverage or for whom it is unknown whether they were without health insurance. Beginning in 2000, the question was asked of persons without health insurance coverage or whose only health insurance coverage was a single service plan. In all years, the universe restriction is based on initial responses about insurance coverage and does not reflect any back-editing done by NCHS NHIS staff.

Universe

  • 1997: Persons without health insurance coverage for less than 3 years.
  • 1998-1999: Persons without health insurance coverage or for whom it is unknown whether they were without health insurance.
  • 2000-2018: Persons without health insurance coverage or whose only health insurance coverage is a single service plan.

Availability

  • 1997-2018

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