Principal Investigator(s): Freeman, Howard E., Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
This survey, which was sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, assessed Americans' access to health care, use of medical services, and problems encountered in obtaining health care. The data contain variables on the interviewees' personal background, utilization of medical, dental, and mental health services, and experiences in obtaining care.
Freeman, Howard E. National Survey of Access to Health Care, 1986. ICPSR08981-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. doi:10.3886/ICPSR08981.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08981.v1
This study was funded by:
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (10343)
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All households with telephones in the 48 contiguous states.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: Households were sampled using random-digit dialing. Seriously ill adults and children were oversampled.
Original ICPSR Release: 1989-09-26
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