192437 Weights and Estimation

Saturday, November 7, 2009: 2:00 PM

Steven R. Machlin, MS , Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD
The appropriate use of weights, and how the use of weights, are mandatory for generating nationally representative estimates with MEPS data will be presented.

Learning Objectives:
Describe the availability of different weights on MEPS public use files. Discuss how to use the different weights on MEPS public use files.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have presented this before.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.