For persons eligible for the Access to Care supplement who use the hospital as their primary source of care, WHYUSCHOSP reports the main reason why individuals use the hospital as their primary source of care. WHYUSCHOSP is collected as part of the Access to Care supplement, 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.
Codes and Frequencies
ComparabilityThe comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.
- 2000-2001 : PERWEIGHT