number of observations : 4406
observation : individuals
country : United States
A dataframe containing :
number of physician office visits
number of nonphysician office visits
number of physician outpatient visits
number of nonphysician outpatient visits
number of emergency room visits
number of hospitalizations
number of chronic conditions
the person has a condition that limits activities of daily living ?
age in years (divided by 10)
is the person african–american ?
is the person male ?
is the person maried ?
number of years of education
family income in 10000\$
is the person employed ?
is the person covered by private health insurance ?
is the person covered by medicaid ?
the region (noreast, midwest,west)
self-perceived health (excellent, poor, other)
Deb, P. and P.K. Trivedi (1997) “Demand for Medical Care by the Elderly: A Finite Mixture Approach”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 12, 313-326..
Cameron, A.C. and Trivedi P.K. (1998) Regression analysis of count data, Cambridge University Press, http://cameron.econ.ucdavis.edu/racd/racddata.html, chapter 6.
Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive : http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/jae/.