Codes and Frequencies
For persons covered by private insurance, SURGTYPE reports the type of surgical plan (a plan that paid for surgeon's bills) the person had.
Insurance included all types 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
- 1976: persons covered by a health insurance plan (excluding Medicare, Medicaid or plans that pay only for accidents) that pays any part of a hospital bill, doctor, or surgeon's bill.
- 1976 : PERWEIGHT