Data Products » Restricted Data Product List » Supplemental Security Income [Respondent; Deceased Spouse]

Version 4.0 of the Supplemental Security Income data set contains information on the SSI benefits for eligible HRS respondents and their (eligible) deceased spouses. Information is available for 2,821 respondents and 265 deceased spouses, covering the period January 1974 through December 2012.

N: Respondents and Deceased Spouses
Product Type: SSA Administrative Data
Entry Cohort Info: All
Latest Release: August 2015 (v4.0)


Geographic information in HRS public release data sets is recoded to Census Division categories. Files derived from SSA administrative data may merged with these data sets, but may not be merged with any data containing geographic identifiers at a level of detail below Census Division. In addition, data sets derived from SSA administrative data may not be merged with any other restricted data set(s) without the explicit written permission of the Health and Retirement Study.

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