Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2018

Variable ahi_13: Problems paying for medical bills

Literal Question

AHI_13. During the past 12 months, were you unable to pay for medical bills, either for yourself or any family member in your household?

Descriptive Text

The medical bill problems variable is similar to the question asked in 2010. The universe for this variable includes all adult respondents age 18 and older.

Values Categories N NW
0 No 4765 2,733,134.3
1 Yes 929 594,337.4
-8 Not in universe 1516 1,268,569.6

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 5694 3327471.745
Missing cases 1516 1268569.574
Standard deviation 0.37 0.383
This variable is numeric


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