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Download Data Files, Documentation, and Codebooks
Each data file contains the following:

  • Documentation file
    contains technical and programming information on how the data were collected and how file variables were edited, as well as survey sampling information and crosswalks from variables to the survey instruments.
  • Codebooks
    contain a list of variables, their labels, and unweighted and weighted frequencies.
  • Programming statements files
    and other files including data files in ASCII format.

For SAS, Stata, and R exercises presented in the latest MEPS workshops, please visit the MEPS repository on AHRQ's GitHub page externallink.

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   Page last revised:  January 3, 2019