- Questionnaire Text
- UnHarmonized Variables
Codes and Frequencies
PRVTCOUTLY reports whether the respondent was covered by the private health insurance policy of someone outside the household during the previous year.
In this variable, "private" includes employment-based, directly purchased, marketplace, non-marketplace, and TRICARE coverage. This definition of private insurance begins with the 2019 ASEC. Prior to 2019, "private" insurance included only employment-based and directly purchased insurance.
- 2019 ASEC: Persons born prior to the calendar year and covered by private health insurance last year.