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National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) Data Dictionary Available

We've added a data dictionary for National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS)'s CMS data.

New Content Overview

In our NHATS data dictionary, we've included:

  • a Data Files Overview worksheet, which describes the CMS data files MedRIC offers for NHATS survey cohorts, specifying information about each data file type;
  • a Data Dictionary worksheet, which contains variables contained in MedRIC's data inventory produced for NHATS and their definitions; variable categories that enable you to find related or equivalent variables across multiple data types; and encryption versions (e.g., Standard and Provider) that help you compare encryption across these versions; and
  • an Encryption Versions worksheet, which summarizes NHATS's Standard and Provider encryption specifications for NHATS's CMS data.

Forthcoming Updates

We plan to add more data dictionaries and other content to our website over the coming months.

If you have any suggestions for our data dictionaries or encounter any issues using them, please contact us at medric@acumenllc.com.