With every new release of the PUF, a summary of changes from the previous version of the PUF is compiled. This information is especially useful for those who have previously received a PUF, as item definitions and availability, along with other documentation, may change with a new release.
- Summary of 2014 PUF User File Changes as of 7/15/2016
- Summary of 2013 PUF User File Changes as of 1/5/2016
- Summary of 2012 PUF User File Changes as of 12/1/2014
- Summary of 2011 PUF User File Changes as of 01/21/2014
- Summary of 2011 PUF User File Changes as of 11/05/2013
Below are links to archived versions of previous PUF data dictionaries. If you are analyzing data from the 2011, 2012, or 2013 PUFs, please refer to these links, particularly the item definitions, diagnosis years available, and SAS, SPSS, and STATA syntax, as those may have undergone changes for the 2014 PUF that are not relevant to your version of the PUF.
- 2013 PUF Data Dictionary Items
- 2012 PUF Data Dictionary Items
- 2011 PUF Data Dictionary Items
- Beta PUF Data Dictionary Items
If you have any questions, please contact PUF staff at NCDB_PUF@facs.org.