MEPSIDRD is an IPUMS MEPS generated variable to uniquely identify respondents. It is created by combining DUIDRD+PIDRD+PANELRD. Analysts may choose to combine MEPSIDRD with ROUNDRD to identify persons' round-specific responses.
This is a 10-character string variable.
ComparabilityThe comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.
- 1996-2016 : PERWEIGHT