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Study Report

Study Number: QG-015-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1977

Subject Area: Medical and Health

Bibliographic Citation: National medical care expenditure survey, 1977.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Services Research  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8325

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy. 1 duplicate.

Abstract: This study obtained data from respondents on their insurance status and on health services use and expenditures for 1977. The first dataset is person based and provides data on population characteristics, health status, access to care, health insurance coverage, and personal and family use, expenditures and sources of payment for medical and related services. The remaining four datasets are event based and provide variables related to hospital inpatient care, ambulatory physician and nonphysician care, and ambulatory dental care.

SOURCE: personal interviews

UNIVERSE: Civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the 50 states and District of Columbia.

SAMPLE: National area probability sample.

NOTE: Event-based datasets for Parts 2 through 5 may be linked to person-level data in Part 1 by means of unique person identification numbers contained in each dataset. Other data files from the NATIONAL MEDICAL CARE EXPENDITURE SURVEY, 1977 have been released by the ICPSR for public use. These include NATIONAL MEDICAL CARE EXPENDITURE SURVEY, 1977: HEALTH INSURANCE/EMPLOYER SURVEY, BENEFIT DATA FOR THE PRIVATELY INSURED POPULATION UNDER AGE 65 (ICPSR 9076) and NATIONAL MEDICAL CARE EXPENDITURE SURVEY, 1977: HEALTH INSURANCE/EMPLOYER SURVEY DATA (ICPSR 8627). Information regarding private health insurance premiums of the United States population as a whole can be found in PART One of ICPSR 8627.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 5 data files + machine-readable documentation.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

TIME PERIOD: 1977

DATE OF COLLECTION: 1977-1978

SUBJECT TERMS: cost of living. dental care. expenditures. financial affairs. health. health facilities. hospitals. medical care and histories. personal finances. physicians. socioeconomic indicators. United States.

Media/File Reports:

ICPSR Direct