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Research Findings 38: Dental Services: Use, Expenses, Source of Payment, Coverage and Procedure Type, 1996 - 2015 This Research Finding presents Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) data for a 20 year period from 1996 to 2015 on dental use, expenses, source of payments, coverage and procedure type for the U.S civilian noninstitutionalized (community) population. Estimates are presented for the total population as well as for specific population groups categorized in terms of sex, race/ethnicity, age, income, dental insurance coverage, employment, and education.
New Data Files
This updated file provides combined variance stratum and PSU variables for use with pooled data from the MEPS Full Year 1996-2015 public use files MEPS HC-036: MEPS 1996-2015 Pooled Linkage Variance Estimation File.
This updated file provides balanced repeated replication (BRR) half-sample indicators for variance estimation for use with pooled or individual year data from the MEPS Full Year 1996-2015 public use files MEPS HC-036BRR: MEPS 1996-2015 Replicates for Variance Estimation File.