Data cleaning procedures for the 1993 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation employer health insurance survey /
Roald Euller, Stephen H. Long, M. Susan Marquis.
Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 1997.
vii, 26 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
0833025228 (pbk.)
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Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 1997.
0833025228 (pbk.)
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"Supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation."
At head of title: Rand.
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Main Description
RAND designed the survey to assist states in defining problems with their employment-based health insurance markets and in analyzing the impacts of policy options. This report briefly describes the survey, provides an overview of the objectives in editing the data and imputing for missing or edited values, and describes the specific cleaning procedures used.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. iii
Figure and Tablesp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Purpose of This Reportp. 1
Background on the Surveyp. 1
Purposes of Editing and Imputingp. 3
Methodsp. 5
Editingp. 5
Outlier Valuesp. 5
Inconsistent Responsesp. 6
Imputingp. 7
Table Lookupp. 7
Hot Deck Using Previously Processed Recordsp. 8
Hot Deck Using Full Donor Poolp. 8
Regression Modelp. 9
Private Versus Public Establishmentsp. 9
Imputation of Establishment-Level Variables to Private Employersp. 11
Total Employeesp. 11
Employee Characteristicsp. 14
Employer Characteristicsp. 14
Payrollp. 14
Imputation of Health Insurance Plan-Level Variables to Private Employersp. 16
Plan Typep. 16
Enrollmentp. 16
Cost Sharingp. 18
Benefitsp. 19
Premiumsp. 19
Employer share of premiumsp. 23
Percentage of family enrollmentp. 23
Imputation of Missing Data to Public Employersp. 25
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