For all persons, DUID reports the person's Dwelling Unit ID in the original MEPS data. The Dwelling Unit ID is a five-digit random ID number assigned after the case was sampled for MEPS. DUID is unique within panel, but must be combined with information on panel (PANEL) to be unique across panels. DUID can be combined with PID to uniquely identify each person within the dwelling unit.
This is a 5-character string variable.
ComparabilityThe comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.
- No weights are available for this variable. Please refer to Description for more information.