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Medical expenditure panel survey, nursing home component: 1996 panel round 1 sampled facility and person characteristics.

QG-066-002-1-1-United States-AHCPR-1996

Media Number: 7200

Media Type: CD-ROM

Media Format: ISSO Standard

Internal Label: MEPS NHC-001

Date Purchased: 12/1/1997

Date Written: 3/15/1997

Comments: This CD-ROM was received as a gift from the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) in the Department of Health and Human Services. The data are in raw ASCII format. The document files are in PDF format. (An Adobe Acrobat reader3.0 is included on the CD-ROM.) A SAS statements file is also available.

Position Filename Logical
Block Size Cards per
Number of
Size File
1 NHC001DC.PDF 0 0 1 0 0 This PDF file documents the contents of the data files NHC001F1.DAT and NHC001F2.DAT.
  Comments: This is a Adobe PDF file. It can be read using Acrobat reader.
2 NHC001F1.DAT 0 0 1 952 0 Nursing home component file 1, facility data
  Comments: This ASCII file contains 952 records with 180 variables.
3 NHC001F2.DAT 0 0 1 3747 0 Nursing home component file 2, sampled person data
  Comments: This ASCII file contains 3,747 records with 264 variables.
4 NHC001SA.TXT 0 0 1 0 0 SAS statemnets file
  Comments: This is a SAS statements file for the data files, NHC001F1.DAT and NHC002F2.DAT.
5 questionnaires 0 0 1 0 0 data collection instuments
  Comments: This is a dummy file record for all the five data collection instruments for round 1 of the MEPS nursing home components. They are in PDF format.