Trends in Missing Race and Ethnicity Information After Imputation in Marketplace Enrollment Data, 2015–2021

Published in: JAMA Network Open, Volume 5, No. 6, e2216715 (June 2022). doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.16715

Posted on on June 24, 2022

by D. Keith Branham, Kenneth Finegold, Lucy Chen, Melony E. Sorbero, Roald Euller, Marc N. Elliott, Benjamin D. Sommers

Demographic characteristics of Marketplace enrollees can inform health equity policy and research. However, more than 30% of enrollees do not report race and ethnicity. This cross-sectional study uses imputation to describe enrollment data and assess patterns of missing enrollee race and ethnicity.

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