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The 2001 HRS HUMS contained one section, referred to as Section H: Child Educational Attainment and Expenses. This section contains questions about high school attendance, college attendance (number, duration, type), and the proportion of college expenses (tuition, food, housing) paid for by the parent of the child. Respondents answered the questions for each child (up to and including 10 children). The tuition and room/board data in this file are created by linking college attendance information for each child with two sources:
There are two versions of the HUMS 2001 Tuition Data. The differences between the two are summarized in HRS 2001 HUMS College Tuition Imputations.
It is important to note that the two alternative data releases are remarkably comparable, as indicated in the following table. It is up to the researcher to decide whether to use the restricted file or public file.
|N: 10,437 (78.5%)|
|Product Type: Other|
|Entry Cohort Info: All|
|Latest Release: July 2005 (v1.0)|
Note(s): The HUMS 2001 Tuition Imputations file is not approved for use with any file derived from SSA administrative data.