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N: 21,380 (HRS=10,865; AHEAD=6,947; CODA=2,320; WB=2,529) Field Dates: Feb 1998 – Mar 1999 Response Rate: (HRS=84.4%; AHEAD=90.5%; CODA=72.4%; WB=70.1%) Latest Release: Nov 2003 (Final V2.3)
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
Basic Information:
Online Questionnaire Data Description Codebook Modules


(2004-04-02)    Helper Variables 997 Values Recoded in H98E_R; Minor Codebook Changes
(2003-11-04)    Respondent-level Data Files Replaced
(2003-09-30)    Three Replaced or New Data Files
(2003-09-05)    Data File H98CS_H Replaced
(2003-05-27)    Detailed Comparison of Variables in Versions 1 and 2 of HRS 1998 Core
(2003-05-27)    New Release of HRS 1998 Core (Final, Version 2.0)
(2003-05-27)    Corrections to Household Member and Child-level Files (1998)
(2002-08-27)    Correction to F1156 [B7.Heart Condition] (Final v1.0)

Important Links:
Tracker File CodebookOnline ConcordanceHRS 1998 Core Imputations CodebookRestricted Dataset Merge Cross-ReferenceHRS Public File Download Area