HealthIns: Health Insurance and Doctor Visits

Description Usage Format Source References

Description

observations of 401 individuals

number of observations : 20186

country : United States

economic topic : Health Economics

econometrics topic : censored dependant variable

Usage

1

Format

A time serie containing :

id

the individual index

year

the year

med

medical expenses

mdu

number of face-to face medical visits

coins

coinsurance rate

disease

count of chronic diseases

sex

a factor with level 'male' and 'female'

age

the age

size

the size of the family

child

a factor with levels 'no' and 'yes'

Source

Manning, W. G., J. P. Newhouse, N. Duan, E. B. Keeler and A. Leibowitz (1987) “Health Insurance and the Demand for Medical Care: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment”, American Economic Review, 77(3), 251-277.

Deeb P. , and P.K. Trivedi (2002) “The structure of demand for medical care: latent class versus two-part models”, Journal of Health Economics, 21, 601-625..

References

http://cameron.econ.ucdavis.edu/musbook/mus.html.


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