Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2018

Variable ahi_3: Types of purchased health insurance, adult [S]

Literal Question

AHI_3. How did you purchase this health insurance – directly from an insurance company or HMO, or through an exchange or marketplace, such as

Descriptive Text

This question is new to HHS in 2018 and was generated from responses to AHI_3. The universe for this variable was all adults 18 and older who reported purchasing insurance (AHI_1) or 'Other Insurance' (AHI_1mo).

Values Categories N NW
1 Insurance/HMO 333 173,346.6
2 Exchange or Marketplace 315 178,881.4
3 Other 96 42,124.6
-8 Not in universe 6466 4,201,688.7

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 744 394352.588
Missing cases 6466 4201688.732
Standard deviation 0.69 0.66
This variable is numeric


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