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PERNUM
Person number within family (from reformatting)

Description

PERNUM is an IPUMS MEPS-constructed variable that numbers all persons within each household consecutively (starting with "1") in the order in which they appear in the original MEPS data. PERNUM was created by IPUMS MEPS during the process of reformatting the original MEPS public use files.

Codes

PERNUM is a 2-digit numeric variable.

Comparability

This variable is fully comparable across years.

Universe

  • 1996-2017: All persons.

Availability

  • 1996-2017

Weights

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

Flags

This variable has no flags.