1999 Mail Survey

An experimental data collection was conducted in 1999 with a sample of 2,998 respondents in the 1998 interviews. Questionnaires were returned by 2,454 of these sample members. Most of the questions replicate those asked in the biennial interviews. In addition, there are questions about preferences for different possible spending patterns over time.

Field DatesSep 1999 – Dec 1999
Response Rate81.90%
Latest ReleaseJul 2000 (Early V1.0)
Entry Cohort Info
HRS: Original R born 1931-1941;
AHEAD: Original R born in 1923 or earlier;
CODA (Children of Depression): Original R born 1924-1930;
WB (War Baby): Original R born 1942-1947
Data AlertsNone reported for this product