INSCOP1231 specifies if the person was inscope on the last day (12/31) of the survey year. A person is considered inscope if he or she a member of a MEPS household, and is a member of the U.S. civilian, noninstitutionalized population.
A person's inscope status is reassessed at each round. INSCOP1231 reports if the person was inscope at the end of the survey year.
Codes and Frequencies
ComparabilityThe comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.
- 1996-2016 : PERWEIGHT