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This section contains a year-by-year listing of public datasets and files which are currently available to registered users. To see metadata information available for a particular interviewing year, select any of the links in the Data Collection Year column of the Cross-Section Datasets sub-table. With the exception of sensitive health data products[2], all files on this page are available to any registered user.

Note: Be sure to review Data Alerts after downloading datasets in order to catch up on recent changes.

Biennial Datasets1
Data Collection Year Dataset Name Field Period Latest Release
2012HRS 2012 Core (Early V1.0)Apr 2012 – Apr 2013Nov 2013
 HRS 2012 Fat (Early V1.0)  RAND  Oct 2014
 HRS 2012 Post-Exit (Final V1.0) Jun 2014
 HRS 2012 Exit (Early V1.0) Apr 2014
 
2010HRS 2010 Core (Final V4.0)Feb 2010 – Nov 2011Mar 2014
 HRS 2010 Fat (Final V4.0)  RAND  Jun 2014
 HRS 2010 Post-Exit (Final V1.0) Nov 2011
 HRS 2010 Core Industry Occupation Supplement (Final V1.0) Feb 2013
 HRS 2010 Exit (Final V2.0) Sep 2012
 
2008HRS 2008 Core (Final V2.0)Feb 2008 – Feb 2009Oct 2012
 HRS 2008 Fat (Final V1.0)  RAND  Feb 2014
 HRS 2008 Post-Exit (Final V1.0) Mar 2010
 HRS 2008 Exit (Final V1.0) Nov 2010
 
2006HRS 2006 Core (Final V2.0)Mar 2006 – Feb 2007Sep 2010
 HRS 2006 Fat (Final V1.0)  RAND  May 2011
 HRS 2006 Post-Exit (Final V1.0) Nov 2007
 HRS 2006 Exit (Final V1.0) Oct 2008
 
2004HRS 2004 Core (Final V1.0)Mar 2004 – Feb 2005Sep 2011
 HRS 2004 Fat (Final V1.0)  RAND  May 2011
 HRS 2004 Core Imputations (Early V1.0) Oct 2005
 HRS 2004 Post-Exit (Final V1.0) Sep 2011
 HRS 2004 Core Industry Occupation Supplement (Final V1.0) Feb 2013
 HRS 2004 Exit (Final V1.0) Sep 2011
 
2002HRS 2002 Core (Final V2.0)Apr 2002 – Mar 2003Jul 2006
 HRS 2002 Fat (Final V1.0)  RAND  May 2011
 HRS 2002 Core Imputations (Final V1.0) Jun 2005
 HRS 2002 Post-Exit (Final V1.0) Oct 2006
 HRS 2002 Exit (Final V1.0) Dec 2006
 
2000HRS 2000 Core (Final V1.0)Feb 2000 – Jan 2001Apr 2004
 HRS 2000 Fat (Final V1.0)  RAND  May 2011
 HRS 2000 Core Imputations (Final V2.0) Dec 2002
 HRS 2000 Exit Imputations (Early V1.0) Sep 2002
 HRS 2000 Post-Exit (Final V1.0) Aug 2006
 HRS 2000 Exit (Final V1.0) Mar 2005
 
1998HRS 1998 Core (Final V2.3)Feb 1998 – Mar 1999Nov 2003
 HRS 1998 Fat (Final V1.0)  RAND  Feb 2014
 HRS 1998 Core Imputations (Final V3.0) Dec 2002
 HRS 1998 Exit Imputations (Early V2.0) Jun 2004
 HRS 1998 Post-Exit (Final V1.0) Feb 2006
 HRS 1998 Exit (Final V1.0) Jan 2005
 
1996HRS 1996 Core (Final V4.00)May 1996 – Feb 1997Mar 2007
 HRS 1996 Fat (Final V1.0)  RAND  May 2011
 HRS 1996 Core Imputations (Final V3.0) Dec 2002
 HRS 1996 Exit Imputations (Final V1.0) Jun 2004
 HRS 1996 Exit (Final V1.00) Sep 2003
 
1995AHEAD 1995 Core (Final V2.0)Nov 1995 – Jun 1996Aug 2007
 AHEAD 1995 Fat (Final V1.0)  RAND  Feb 2014
 AHEAD 1995 Core Imputations (Final V3.0) Dec 2002
 AHEAD 1995 Exit Imputations (Final V1.0) Jun 2004
 AHEAD 1995 Exit (Final V2.0) Jun 2003
 
1994HRS 1994 Core (Final V2.0)Apr 1994 – Dec 1994Sep 2004
 HRS 1994 Fat (Final V1.0)  RAND  May 2011
 HRS 1994 Core Imputations (Final V3.0) Nov 2003
 
1993AHEAD 1993 Core (Final V2.10)Oct 1993 – Jun 1994Mar 1998
 AHEAD 1993 Fat (Final V1.0)  RAND  May 2011
 
1992HRS 1992 Core (Final V2.0)Apr 1992 – Mar 1993Sep 2004
 HRS 1992 Fat (Final V1.0)  RAND  May 2011
 HRS 1992 Core Imputations (Final V3.0) Nov 2003
 
 
Longitudinal and Cross-Wave Data Products
Dataset Name Longitudinal Reference Latest Release
RAND CAMS Data File, Supported by NIA and SSA (B)  RAND 2001-20092011/03
RAND Core Income and Wealth Imputation Files, Supported by NIA and SSA (N)  RAND 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 20122014/10
RAND HRS Family Data Files, Supported by NIA and SSA (C)  RAND 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 20102014/06
RAND-HRS Data File, Supported by NIA and SSA (N)  RAND 1992-20122014/10
 
Cross-Wave Census Region/Division and Mobility File (Final V5.0)1992-20122014/09
Cross-Wave Child Proximity (Final V1.0)2004-20082010/05
Cross-Wave Consumption and Activities Mail Survey (CAMS) Weights (Final V1.0)2001-20092011/03
Cross-Wave Employer Pension Data Tracker File (Ver 1.0)HRS: 1992; HRS and War Baby: 19982005/06
Cross-Wave Imputation of Cognitive Functioning Measures 1992-2010 (Final V1.0)1992-20102013/09
Cross-Wave Imputations for Pension Related Variables (Ver 1.0)HRS: 1992-1996, HRS and War Baby: 1998-20022005/06
Cross-Wave Labor Section Carry Forward Variables (Ver 2.0)HRS: 1992-2000; War Baby: 1998-2000; All employed respondents: 2002-20042006/09
Cross-Wave Longitudinal Other Person Number (LOPN) (Ver 1.0)1992-20022004/02
Cross-Wave Master ID File (2008 V1.0)1992-20082009/12
Cross-Wave Prospective Social Security Wealth Measures of Pre-Retirees (Final V4.0)1992, 1998, 20042011/05
Cross-Wave Respondent Pension Data Tracker File (Ver 1.0)HRS: 1992-1996; All: 1998-20042007/01
Cross-Wave Social Security Weights (Final V1.0)1992, 1998, 20042014/05
Cross-Wave Tracker File (Early 2012 V1.0)1992-20122014/06
Imputations for Employer-Sponsored Pension Wealth from Current Jobs in 2004 (Ver 1.0)All: 20042009/07
Imputations for Pension Wealth 1992 and 1998 (Ver 2.0)HRS: 1992; All: 19982006/12
 
Off-Year Studies
Data Collection Year Dataset Name Field Period Latest Release
20132013 Veterans Mail Survey (Final V1.0)Jun 2013 – Oct 20132014/02
20132013 Health Care and Nutrition Study (HCNS) (Final V1.0)Nov 2013 – May 20142014/08
20132013 Consumption and Activities Mail Survey (CAMS) (Final V.1.0)Sep 2013 – Dec 20132014/10
20112011 Internet Survey (Final V1.0)May 2011 – Sep 20112012/01
20112011 Consumption and Activities Mail Survey (CAMS) (Final V.2.0)Sep 2011 – Dec 20112014/03
20112011 Health Care Mail Survey (HCMS) (Final V.1.0)Dec 2011 – May 20122012/12
20092009 Consumption and Activities Mail Survey (CAMS) (Final V.1.0)Sep 2009 – Dec 20092010/04
20092009 Internet Survey (Final V1.0)Mar 2009 – Aug 20092010/10
20072007 Disability Vignette Survey (DVS) (Final V1.0)Sep 2007 – Apr 20082008/06
20072007 Consumption and Activities Mail Survey (CAMS) (Final V1.0)Sep 2007 – Dec 20072008/07
20072007 Internet Survey (Final V1.0)Jun 2007 – Oct 20072009/07
20062006 Internet Survey (Final V1.0)Mar 2006 – Dec 20062008/11
20052005 Consumption and Activities Mail Survey (CAMS) (Final V1.0)Oct 2005 – Jan 20062006/12
20032003 Internet Survey (Final V1.0)Dec 2002 – Oct 20032007/01
20032003 Consumption and Activities Mail Survey (CAMS) (Final V2.0)Sep 2003 – Dec 20032011/04
20012001 Consumption and Activities Mail Survey (CAMS) (Final V3.0)Sep 2001 – Dec 20012011/04
20012001 Human Capital and Educational Expenses Mail Survey (HUMS) (Early V1.0)Sep 2001 – Dec 20012004/07
20012001 HUMS College Tuition Imputations (Early V1.0)Sep 2001 – Dec 20012005/06
19991999 Mail Survey (Early V1.0)Sep 1999 – Dec 19992000/07
 
Sensitive Health Data Products2
Data Collection Year Dataset Name Field Period Latest Release
20092009 Health and Well-Being Study (HWB) (Early V1.0)Oct 2009 – May 20102012/09
2008The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (ADAMS) Wave D (V8.0)Jan 2008 – Dec 20092013/04
20082008 Biomarker Data (Final V1.0)Mar 2008 – Feb 20092013/04
20082008 Telomere Data (Final V1.0)Mar 2008 – Feb 20092013/12
20072007 Prescription Drug Study (PDS) (Final V1.0)Oct 2007 – Sep 20082011/03
20062006 Biomarker Data (Final V1.0)Mar 2006 – Feb 20072013/04
2006The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (ADAMS) Wave C (V8.0)Jun 2006 – May 20082013/04
20052005 Prescription Drug Study (PDS) (Final V1.0)Aug 2005 – Mar 20062008/11
20032003 Diabetes Study (Final V2.0)Oct 2003 – Aug 20042007/04
2002The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (ADAMS) Wave B (Early V6.0)Nov 2002 – Apr 20052009/10
2001The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (ADAMS) Wave A (Early V6.0)Aug 2001 – Jan 20042009/10
2001The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (ADAMS) Cross-Wave Tracker File (Early V7.0)Aug 2001 – Dec 20092010/12
 
Researcher Contributions3
Dataset Name Datasets Used Authors Latest Release
401k File (Ver 1.0)HRS 1992Bob Peticolas1999/07
Administrative Supplement: Enhancing Pension Data Files (Ver 1.0)HRS: 1992-1996, HRS, War Baby, EBB: 1998-2006A. Gustman, T. Steinmeier, N. Tabatabai2013/01
Dementia Predicted Probabilities Files (v1.0)M. Hurd et al2013/11
Future Elderly Model (FEM) Files (v1.4)Roybal Center for Health Policy Simulation2014/10
HRS/AHEAD Second Home Ownership and Equity Corrections (Ver 1.0)AHEAD 1993, AHEAD 1995, HRS 1996Honggao Cao; F. Thomas Juster2004/08
Imputed Medical Expenditures (Ver 1.0)HRS 1994Dan Hill1999/04
Pension Present Value Database (Ver 1.0)HRS 1992Bob Peticolas; Tom Steinmeier1999/09
Research on Early Life and Aging Trends and Effects (RELATE) Files (v1.0)ICPSR at the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan2013/06
Researcher Contribution: Part III: Pension Wealth Variables 1992-2010 (Ver 1.0)HRS: 1992-1996, HRS, War Baby, EBB: 1998-2006A. Gustman, T. Steinmeier, N. Tabatabai2014/09
Self-Reported Pension Wealth (Ver 1.0)HRS 1992Anonymous1998/10
Table Data: Pensions in the Health and Retirement Study (Ver 1.0)HRS: 1992-1996, HRS, War Baby, EBB: 1998-2006A. Gustman, T. Steinmeier, N. Tabatabai2010/05
Tax Calculations for HRS 2000 & 2002 (Ver 1.0)HRS 2000, HRS 2002 (All Cohorts)S. Rohwedder, M. Hurd, P. Pantoja, P. StClair2005/06


NOTES:
  1. Table Contents
    • Column 1: Year in which data collection effort began, or years covered by the data product.
    • Column 2: Name of data product, linked to Metadata summary table.
    • Column 3: Field Period -- first and last month in which interviews were taken.
    • Column 4: Date of most recent release

  2. Sensitive Health Data Products are available under terms of a supplemental registration system that requires special download procedures. If you have questions concerning a Sensitive Health Data Product, contact HRS User Support for further information.

  3. HRS Researcher Contributions are provided by fellow researchers interested in sharing their work. Interested researchers are encouraged to contribute their own datasets by submitting them via electronic mail to HRS User Support. HRS does not produce these files and thus can not support them, nor can HRS be responsible for their content or use. They are provided here as a service to the research community.

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