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HRS Wave 1 <1992> Public Release Data Description, V1.00

Section 6. Data Description

12/20/95

First, on page 16 of the data description, it states that there is no Section E respondent for 55 households when in fact there is no Section E respondent for 155 households.

Secondly, in Table 6-3 at the bottom of page 16, the frequencies for four of the cells are off by one. The cells in err are corrected below; the remainder of the cell values are correct.

The block...                Should read...
+-------+---------------+   +-------+---------------+
|       | Answered      |   |       | Answered      |
| R     | Section E?    |   | R     | Section E?    |
| Type  | Yes     No    |   | Type  | Yes     No    |
+-------+-------+-------+   +-------+-------+-------+
| R1s   | 4,402 | 3,205 |   | R1s   | 4,403 | 3,204 |
+-------+-------+-------+   +-------+-------+-------+
| R2s   | 3,145 | 1,900 |   | R2s   | 3,144 | 1,901 |
+-------+-------+-------+   +-------+-------+-------+

Third and finally, Table 6-5 lists the files EMPLOYER.DA and WIDOWED.DA as containing 1136 and 45 variables, respectively; they only truly contain 1135 and 44.


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