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USCHOWDFCLT
How difficult to get to usual source of care

Description

For all persons eligible for the Access to Care section (ACCESSELIG) with a usual source of care provider (USUALPL), USCHOWDFCLT reports how difficult it is to travel to their usual source of care.

USCHOWDFCLT is collected as part of the Access to Care section, which gathers information on usual source of care for all family members, characteristics of usual source of care health providers, and barriers family members have faced in obtaining needed health care. Please see TYPUSCTRANS for all variables pertaining to how a person gets to their usual source of care and ACCESSELIG for more information about the Access to Care section

IPUMS MEPS reports the universe for each variable based on a thorough review of the original MEPS documentation. Investigating the data may reveal cases that do not meet the stated universe. Users are encouraged to validate universes for their analyses.

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Comparability

This variable is comparable over time.

Universe

  • 2002-2013: All persons eligible for the Access to Care section (ACCESSELIG) who have a usual source of care provider (USUALPL).

Availability

  • 2002-2013

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