RAND HRS Family Data Files

 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.

Field Dates1992 – 2012
Latest ReleaseMar 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
Longitudinal Reference1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012
Data AlertsNone reported for this product