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Reporting of Indian Health Service Coverage in the American Community Survey

Description
Evaluates the extent to which American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs) misreport Indian Health Services (IHS) coverage in the American Community Services (ACS), as well as characteristics associated with false negative and false positive misreporting. Includes data on urban/rural residence. Findings based on a comparison of the IHS portion of the 2014 ACS health insurance question to whether or not individuals are in the 2014 IHS Patient Registration data.
Author(s)
Renuka Bhaskar, Rachel M. Shattuck, James Noon
Date
05/2018
Type
Document
Organization
U.S. Census Bureau
Tagged as
Access · American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian · Health insurance · Research methods and resources · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data