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National Health Interview Survey, 1992: Family Resources Supplement (ICPSR 2655) RSS

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Summary:

The purpose of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is to obtain information about the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the kinds of health services people receive. The 1992 Family Resources Supplement includes variables from the core Person File (see NATIONAL HEALTH INTERVIEW SURVEY, 1992 [ICPSR 6343]), including sex, age, race, marital status, veteran status, education, industry and occupation codes, and limits on activity. Variables unique to this supplement cover information about individuals' health benefits (Medicare, Medicaid, private hospital insurance, and employer- or union-based coverage), amount of coverage and income received from employment, number of hours worked per week, benefits (Social Security, Supplemental Security Income [SSI], Railroad Retirement, disability), public assistance (food stamps, Aid to Families with Dependent Children [AFDC], length of time on welfare), and income from savings or some other type of bank account. Questions were also asked about the income of family members who are in the armed forces and living at home.

Series: National Health Interview Survey Series

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  • These data are freely available.

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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics. National Health Interview Survey, 1992: Family Resources Supplement. ICPSR02655-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02655.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   chronic disabilities, chronic illnesses, disabilities, families, financial assets, health, health care, health care costs, health care services, health insurance, health problems, illness, income, insurance coverage, Medicaid, Medicare, retirement income, Social Security, wages and salaries

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1992

Date of Collection:  

  • 1992

Universe:   Civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Per agreement with the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), ICPSR distributes the data file and text of the technical documentation for this collection as prepared by NCHS.

Methodology

Sample:   Stratified multistage probability design.

Data Source:

personal interviews

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