For all persons in scope, CVDLAYPM indicates whether there was a delay in getting prescription medications due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
For more information about COVID variables in MEPS and related variables, please see CVDLAYCA.
Codes and Frequencies
- 2020: All persons excluding individuals who were non-response, dead, or institutionalized during the interview round 3 for individuals in their first year of data collection, round 5 for individuals in their second year of data collection, or round 7 for individuals in their third year of data collection.
- 2020 : PERWEIGHT