Cross-section data originating from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey survey conducted in 1996.
A data frame containing 8,802 observations on 11 variables.
factor. Is the self-reported health status “healthy”?.
age in years.
factor. Is there any limitation?
factor indicating gender.
factor. Does the individual have a health insurance?
factor. Is the individual married?
factor. Is the individual self-employed?
factor indicating region.
factor indicating ethnicity: African-American, Caucasian, other.
factor indicating highest degree attained: no degree, GED (high school equivalent), high school, bachelor, master, PhD, other.
This is a subset of the data used in Perry and Rosen (2004).
Online complements to Stock and Watson (2007).
Perry, C. and Rosen, H.S. (2004). “The Self-Employed are Less Likely than Wage-Earners to Have Health Insurance. So What?” in Holtz-Eakin, D. and Rosen, H.S. (eds.), Entrepeneurship and Public Policy, MIT Press.
Stock, J.H. and Watson, M.W. (2007). Introduction to Econometrics, 2nd ed. Boston: Addison Wesley.
data("HealthInsurance") summary(HealthInsurance) prop.table(xtabs(~ selfemp + insurance, data = HealthInsurance), 1)