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 RAND HRS Family Data Files (v.2012)

The RAND HRS Family Data Files are user-friendly files derived from Health and Retirement Study other person files. The files include the characteristics of all children of HRS respondents and spouses.

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) provided funding for the development of these files. SSA's Office of Research, Evaluation and Statistics provided important research direction in the design of these data files.

N: - Field Dates: 1992 – 2012 Response Rate: - Latest Release: Mar 2017 (2012)
Entry Cohort Info:
HRS: Orig. R born 1931-1941;
AHEAD: Orig. R born 1923 or earlier;
CODA (Children of Depression): Orig. R born 1924-1930;
WB (War Baby): Orig. R born 1942-1947;
EBB : Orig. R born 1948-1953;
MBB : Orig. R born 1954-1959
Basic Information:
No Questionnaire Available Data Description (PDF format) Codebook (PDF format) No modules are associated with this product


None reported for this product.

Important Links:
RAND Labor and PopulationRAND Resources on AgingRestricted Dataset Merge Cross-ReferenceRAND HRS Version P Data Description (PDF format)HRS Public File Download Area