- Questionnaire Text
- UnHarmonized Variables
Codes and Frequencies
HINSCARE is a variable constructed by the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) at the University of Minnesota. It indicates whether respondents were covered by Medicare during the previous year.
Analyses of HINSCARE must use the weight variable HINSWT.
A schematic diagram of the summary health insurance variables follows:
Public or Private
Type of Insurance
SHADAC Enhanced Variable
Covered by any type (HCOVANY)
|Private (HCOVPRIV)||(1) Employer-sponsored||HINSEMP|
|(2) Individually purchased||HINSPUR|
|(Covered by someone outside the home)||(unavailable in summary variables)|
|Public (HCOVPUB)||(3) Any Medicaid/SCHIP/other public insurance||HINSCAID|