INSCOPEV specifies if the person was ever inscope during 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. INSCOPEV reports if the person was inscope at any point during the survey year.
Codes and Frequencies
ComparabilityThe comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.
- 1996-2016 : PERWEIGHT