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National Survey of Access to Health Care, 1986 (ICPSR 8981) RSS

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Summary:

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.

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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. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08981.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (10343)

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   dental health, health care, health care access, health care services, medical care, mental health

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1986

Date of Collection:  

  • 1986

Universe:   All households with telephones in the 48 contiguous states.

Data Types:   survey data

Methodology

Sample:   Households were sampled using random-digit dialing. Seriously ill adults and children were oversampled.

Data Source:

personal interviews

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Version History:

  • 1999-02-03 The codebook is now available as a PDF file.

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