RAND Health Insurance Experiment Data¶
Number of observations - 20,190 Number of variables - 10 Variable name definitions:: mdvis - Number of outpatient visits to an MD lncoins - ln(coinsurance + 1), 0 <= coninsurance <= 100 idp - 1 if individual deductible plan, 0 otherwise lpi - ln(max(1, annual participation incentive payment)) fmde - 0 if idp = 1; ln(max(1, MDE/(0.01 coinsurance))) otherwise physlm - 1 if the person has a physical limitation disea - number of chronic diseases hlthg - 1 if self-rated health is good hlthf - 1 if self-rated health is fair hlthp - 1 if self-rated health is poor (Omitted category is excellent self-rated health)
The data was collected by the RAND corporation as part of the Health Insurance Experiment (HIE).
This data was used in:
Cameron, A.C. amd Trivedi, P.K. 2005. `Microeconometrics: Methods and Applications,` Cambridge: New York.
And was obtained from: <http://cameron.econ.ucdavis.edu/mmabook/mmadata.html>
See randhie/src for the original data and description. The data included here contains only a subset of the original data. The data varies slightly compared to that reported in Cameron and Trivedi.
This is in the public domain.