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DUID
Dwelling unit ID

Description

[ PRELIMINARY VARIABLE: Variable description may change once we confirm the universe and assess the comparability of this variable over time. ]

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.

Codes

This is a 5-character string variable.

Comparability

The comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.

Universe

The universe for this variable has not yet been confirmed.

Availability

  • 1996-2016

Weights

  • No weights are available for this variable. Please refer to Description for more information.

Flags

This variable has no flags.