For all persons, MEPSIDRD is an IPUMS MEPS-generated variable that uniquely identifies respondents. It is created by combining DUIDRD, PIDRD, and 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