For all persons, RELYR indicates whether they are in their first or second year of participation in the MEPS household component panel. The MEPS panel involves five rounds of interviews over a period of about two years. For more information on the relationship between relative year, calendar year, panel, and round data, please see the IPUMS MEPS Panel Design Documentation.
Codes and Frequencies
ComparabilityThe comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.
- No weights are available for this variable. Please refer to Description for more information.