Visits to Physician Office

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Description

a cross-section

number of observations : 4406

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

1

Format

A dataframe containing :

ofp

number of physician office visits

ofnp

number of nonphysician office visits

opp

number of physician outpatient visits

opnp

number of nonphysician outpatient visits

emr

number of emergency room visits

hosp

number of hospitalizations

numchron

number of chronic conditions

adldiff

the person has a condition that limits activities of daily living ?

age

age in years (divided by 10)

black

is the person african–american ?

sex

is the person male ?

maried

is the person maried ?

school

number of years of education

faminc

family income in 10000\$

employed

is the person employed ?

privins

is the person covered by private health insurance ?

medicaid

is the person covered by medicaid ?

region

the region (noreast, midwest,west)

hlth

self-perceived health (excellent, poor, other)

Source

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..

References

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/.

See Also

Index.Source, Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics, Index.Observations

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