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Data Alerts

Data alerts are notices of errors, corrections, or problems in HRS early and final public data releases and associated documentation. For data alerts which have been superseded, or which apply to past versions of data releases, see the Retired or Superseded Data Alerts page.

The date associated with each alert reflects the most recent version of that alert.

Please report any data alert problems to the HRS Help Desk at (hrsquestions@umich.edu)


2014

Cross-Wave Tracker File

  • (2016-01-18) Tracker 2014 Early Release Data Alert to OALIVE Variable
  • (2016-01-06) Tracker 2014 Early Release Data Alert

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2012

HRS 2012 Core

  • (2015-05-20) HRS 2012 Core (Final Release, Version 1.0): Incorrect code categories for NJ168M
  • (2014-12-16) HRS 2012 Core (Final Release, Version 1.0): Corrections made to HH level files

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2009

2009 Internet Survey

  • (2010-10-04) HRS 2009 Internet (Final Release, Version 1.0): Correction to the data and codebook

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2007

2007 Disability Vignette Survey (DVS)

  • (2008-10-14) HRS 2007 DVS (Final Release, Version 1.0): Correction to one case in the 2007 DVS Final Release data

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2005

2005 Consumption and Activities Mail Survey (CAMS)

  • (2007-03-29) 2005 HRS Consumption and Activities Mail Survey -- CAMS (Final Release, Version 1.0): Recode two variables for three cases to missing.

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2004

HRS 2004 Core

  • (2007-04-02) 2004 HRS Core (Final Release, Version 1.0): Primary identifiers (PN) are missing from the file H04PR_SB.
  • (2007-03-06) 2004 HRS Core (Final Release, Version 1.0): Minor processing errors resolved
  • (2007-01-22) 2004 HRS Core (Final Release, Version 1.0): Section Q values changed for five respondents.
  • (2006-10-17) 2004 HRS Core (Final Release, Version 1.0): HSUBHH Changed for Five Respondents.

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2002

HRS 2002 Core Imputations

  • (2005-10-25) 2002 HRS Core Imputations (Final Release, Version 1.0): Additions to the data file H02I_NR

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2000

HRS 2000 Core

  • (2005-11-29) 2000 HRS Core (Final Release, Version 1.0): Correction to two cases in the 2000 HRS Core Final Release data
  • (2005-01-28) Delete one case from HRS 2000 Core (Final Release, Version 1.0):
  • (2004-04-02) Helper Variables 997 Values Recoded in H00E_R; Minor Changes to H00G_R; Minor Codebook Changes
  • (2003-09-05) Data File H00CS_H Replaced
  • (2003-05-27) Corrections to Household Member and Child-level Files (2000)
  • (2003-01-09) Correction to Codebook - User Notes
  • (2002-10-29) Five Data Files Replaced
  • (2002-10-10) Correction to G1074A A3.R EDUCATION - COMBINED
  • (2002-09-10) Correction to G1289 [B7.Heart Condition]

HRS 2000 Core Imputations

  • (2003-09-09) Corrections to the Imputed Variables Related to Housing Equities

HRS 2000 Exit

  • (2003-09-02) Data Files Replaced

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1998

HRS 1998 Core

  • (2004-04-02) Helper Variables 997 Values Recoded in H98E_R; Minor Codebook Changes
  • (2003-11-04) Respondent-level Data Files Replaced
  • (2003-09-30) Three Replaced or New Data Files
  • (2003-09-05) Data File H98CS_H Replaced
  • (2003-05-27) Corrections to Household Member and Child-level Files (1998)
  • (2003-05-27) New Release of HRS 1998 Core (Final, Version 2.0)
  • (2002-08-27) Correction to F1156 [B7.Heart Condition] (Final v1.0)

HRS 1998 Core Imputations

  • (2003-09-09) Corrections to the Imputed Variables Related to Housing Equities

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1996

HRS 1996 Core

  • (2007-03-08) 1996 HRS Core (Final Release, Version 4.0): Variable E2129 Added to H96E_HP
  • (2004-04-02) Helper Variables 997 Values Recoded in H96E_R
  • (2003-09-24) Version 4 Now Available
  • (2003-09-24) Comparison of Variables in Versions 1, 2, 3, and 4
  • (2003-09-24) Inapplicable Question Asked Some Respondents (revised)

HRS 1996 Core Imputations

  • (2003-09-09) Corrections to the Imputed Variables Related to Housing Equities

HRS 1996 Exit

  • (2003-10-28) Re-release of HRS 1996 Exit Data; variable renamed

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1995

AHEAD 1995 Core

  • (2007-08-23) 1995 AHEAD Core (Final Release, Version 2.0): Data Files Replaced
  • (2004-04-02) Expanded Code Frames for Helper Variables in A95E_R Collapsed
  • (2003-09-05) Data File A95CS_H Replaced
  • (2003-01-20) Correction - Data Description - Basic Demographic Variables - Marital Status - New Widows
  • (2002-07-25) Section M, Additional Variable
  • (2002-05-27) Corrections to Household Member and Child-level Files (1995)

AHEAD 1995 Core Imputations

  • (2003-09-09) Corrections to the Imputed Variables Related to Housing Equities
  • (2003-02-27) AHEAD 1995 Helper Imputation File Replaced
  • (2000-07-14) AHEAD 1995 Imputation Data Corrected
  • (2000-07-03) AHEAD 1995 Imputation Data Available

AHEAD 1995 Exit

  • (2003-12-12) Corrected version of the Helper File now available
  • (2003-06-30) Version 2 Now Available
  • (2003-05-07) One Incorrect Respondent ID

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1994

HRS 1994 Core

  • (2005-05-24) Documentation Errata: HRS 1994 Imputation File (Version 3.0): Merging H94I_KID with W2KIDS
  • (2005-04-12) Documentation Errata: Additional Codes for W2E Variables
  • (2004-10-07) Data File W2PARS Replaced
  • (2001-10-24) Documentation of Person Numbers for 1992 and HRS 1994 Obsolete (1994)

HRS 1994 Core Imputations

  • (2004-01-08) KIDS Section Replaced

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1993

AHEAD 1993 Core

  • (2003-02-04) Re-release; distribution Files Reformatted
  • (2001-11-07) Corrections to Type Variable for Household 201390

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1992

HRS 1992 Core

  • (2005-11-21) 1992 HRS (Final Release, Version 2.0): Miscoded data in V504 in Health.DA
  • (2001-10-24) Documentation of Person Numbers for 1992 and HRS 1994 Obsolete (1992)
  • (1997-09-25) Confusing labels for N53 (V6301) to N54 (V6303)
  • (1997-09-15) EMPLOYER.DA: Analyzing Date Information
  • (1996-08-27) V2814 (F22) top code
  • (1996-07-30) What are the values for the range card codes?
  • (1996-02-14) Frequencies for G16B (V3423)
  • (1996-02-14) V4901 (K1) Inap Code
  • (1995-12-20) Section 4a-1. Data Files Outline
  • (1995-12-20) Section 6. Data Description
  • (1995-12-20) Section D. Concepts of Merging

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