For all persons eligible for the Access to Care section (ACCESSELIG) with a usual source of care provider (USUALPL), USCTRVLTIM reports the amount of time it usually takes individuals to travel to their usual source of care.
USCTRVLTIM 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.
Codes and Frequencies
- 2002-2019 : PERWEIGHT