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CWHIHOW
How obtained health insurance

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Description

CWHIHOW reports the source of health insurance for respondents who have health insurance (see CWHICOV) and are self-employed, or do not get their health insurance through their primary employer (see CWHIEMP).

This variable is part of the Contingent Work Supplement.

Comparability

In some samples there are a small number of respondents who are classified as "not in universe" despite meeting universe requirements. These are as follows:
1997: 21
1999: 35
2001: 31

This variable is otherwise comparable across years.

Universe

  • 1995-1999: Civilians age 16+ who were self-employed or did not get health insurance through their primary employer, but did have health insurance.
  • 2001-2005: Civilians in month-in-sample 1-3 or 5-7 age 16+ who were self-employed or did not get health insurance through their primary employer, but did have health insurance.
  • 2017: Civilians age 16+ who were self-employed or did not get health insurance through their primary employer, but did have health insurance.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1995 - X - - - - - - - - - -
1997 - X - - - - - - - - - -
1999 - X - - - - - - - - - -
2001 - X - - - - - - - - - -
2005 - X - - - - - - - - - -
2017 - - - - X - - - - - - -

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