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National Survey of Access to Health Care, 1986

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • Freeman, Howard E. (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1989-09-26
Funding Reference
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Language
English
Free Keywords
dental health; health care; health care access; health care services; medical care; mental health
Description
  • Abstract

    This survey, which was sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, assessed Americans' access to health care, use of medical services, and problems encountered in obtaining health care. The data contain variables on the interviewees' personal background, utilization of medical, dental, and mental health services, and experiences in obtaining care.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1986
  • Collection date: 1986
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All households with telephones in the 48 contiguous states.
Sampling
Households were sampled using random-digit dialing. Seriously ill adults and children were oversampled.
Note
1999-02-03 The codebook is now available as a PDF file. Funding insitution(s): Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (10343).
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8981 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Freeman, H.E., Blendon, R.J., Aiken, L.H., Sudman, S., Mullinix, C.F., Corey, C.R.. Americans report on their access to health care. Health Affairs.6, (1), 6-18.1987.
    • ID: 10.1377/hlthaff.6.1.6 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Freeman, Howard E. (1989): National Survey of Access to Health Care, 1986. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08981.v1