Linkage Methods and Analytic Support for NCHS-SSA Data
Golden C, Driscoll AK, Simon AE, et al. Linkage of NCHS population health surveys to administrative records from Social Security Administration and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health Stat 1(58). 2015. Cdc-pdf[PDF – 1.4 MB]
Contains a brief overview of the data sources, the methods used for linkage, descriptions of the resulting linked data files, analytic guidance, and match rate tables.