Codes and Frequencies
VACAREYR indicates whether, during the past 12 months, the person had received medical care provided or paid for by the Veterans Administration.
The Field Representative's Manuals for 1977-1978 includes a "Note" to interviewers that "the important thing to remember . . . is the receipt of health care paid for by these programs, not whether or not the person is eligible for the care or has coverage."
- 1977-1978: All persons.
- 1977-1978 : PERWEIGHT