Codes and Frequencies
IMPFAMTCFLAG5 is a generated variable that indicates whether the family income to the Federal poverty ratio has been calculated using top-coded values of family income.
Related Variables and Additional Sources of Information
For more details on the purpose and methodology of imputation used in the NHIS, see EMPSTATIMP1.
Before using the imputed income and earnings variables, researchers are strongly advised to read the National Center for Health Statistics documentation on imputed income, such as 2018 Imputed Family/Personal Earnings Files and "Multiple Imputation of Family Income and Personal Earnings in the National Health Interview Survey: Methods and Examples".
For 2009 forward, researchers interested in identifying persons with imputed income used to estimate imputed poverty, they should refer to IMPYFAMFLAG5. IMPFAMTCFLAG5 is a flag variable that indicates a person's imputed income was top-coded.
- 2009-2018: All persons.
- 2009-2018 : PERWEIGHT