Codes and Frequencies
For persons covered by a private insurance plan, SURGPREP reports if the person had a prepaid group plan.
Insurance included all types of plans, including plans which paid extra cash in the event of hospitalization, but excluding plans which paid only for accidents.
Please use the IPUMS NHIS drop down menu and search functions for related variables
- 1974, 1976: All persons covered by a health insurance plan (excluding Medicare or plans that pay only for accidents) which pays any part of a hospital bill or doctor or sugeon's bill
- 1974, 1976
- 1974, 1976 : PERWEIGHT