Understanding Estimates of the Uninsured: Putting the Differences in Context. Understanding Estimates of the Uninsured: : Table 2

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: Table 2

SurveyLength of Time Uninsurance MeasuredRespondent Recall PeriodSample SizeMost Recent Data FromSource of Data on Health Insurance Dynamics?Source of State Estimates?
CPSfull year uninsuredPrior 14 months132,324 (50,000 households)1998noyes
SIPPfull year uninsured point in time ever uninsured during the yearTime of interview and prior 4 months51,000 (20,000 households)1994yesno
NHISfull year uninsured point in time ever uninsured during the yearTime of interview and prior 12 months103,477 (39,832 households)1997noonly for large states
MEPSfull year uninsured point in time ever uninsured during the yearTime of interview and prior 3-5 months24,000 (9,400 households)1996yesno
NSAFfull year uninsured point in time ever uninsured during the yearTime of interview and prior 12 months100,000 (44,000 households)1997noonly for 13 states
CTSfull year uninsured point in timeTime of interview and prior 12 months60,446 (33,000 households)1996no7no