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MEPS Holding First Ever Virtual User Training

The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) is holding its first ever virtual user's training workshop on April 14-15, 2020.  This workshop will consist of lectures designed to provide a general overview of MEPS -- https://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/ -- along with lectures on MEPS-HC (MEPS-household component) survey design, health care utilization, expenditures, medical conditions, and statistical issues and challenges researchers face while analyzing MEPS-HC data.  There will also be a session in which sample SAS (Statistical Analysis System) as well as STATA (Statistics and Data) exercises will be demonstrated.  A Question and Answer session will be scheduled at the end of each day where participants will have opportunity to ask questions pertaining to their specific research questions.  Instructions on how to register and other important information will be available by end of the week on the Workshops and Events page of the MEPS Web site at: http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/about_meps/workshops_events.jsp.  For any other questions, e-mail workshopinfo@ahrq.hhs.gov.
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