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RXPRMEDSNO
Count of all prescribed medications purchased during the year

Description

For all persons, RXPRMEDSNO is a count of all prescribed medications purchased during the year (including initial purchases and refills). For more information on how MEPS collects information about prescription medications, please refer to our user note on Collection of Information about Prescription Medications.

Codes

RXPRMEDSNO is a 3-digit numeric variable.

Comparability

This variable is completely comparable over time.

Universe

  • 1996-2019: All persons.

Availability

  • 1996-2019

Weights

Flags

This variable has no flags.