Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends (CFACT): Publications by Staff
Authors: Larson S, Machlin S, Nixon A, Zodet M
Title: Health care in urban and rural areas, combined years 1998-2000
Publication: MEPS Chartbook No. 13. AHRQ Pub. No. 04-0001. Available on the MEPS Web site
Abstract: This chartbook examines the differences in health care access, use, and expenses between urban and rural areas. Counties are classified along the urban-rural continuum according to whether they are metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) and, if not, their proximity to an MSA.
Authors: Machlin S, Nixon A, Sommers J
Title: Health care expenditures and percentage uninsured in 10 large metropolitan areas, 2000
Publication: MEPS Statistical Brief No. 38. Available on the MEPS Web site
Abstract: Based on data from the 2000 MEPS-HC, this report compares estimates of health care expenses and uninsured rates for the U.S. community population under 65 years of age in 10 large metropolitan areas to national averages. These 10 areas are defined by metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) and include Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington DC.
Authors: Machlin S, Zodet M, Nixon A
Title: Estimates of medical expenditures from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey: Gains in precision from combining consecutive years of data
Publication: American Statistical Association, Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods, pp. 2615-22 (CD-ROM), Alexandria, VA
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