Important HRS Wave 3 Preliminary Corrections01/22/99
NOTE: These corrections are also found in the Errata section for the HRS Wave 3  Preliminary Release, under Datasets and Files/ Download Files/ (register)/ Preliminary Release Datasets and Files/ HRS Wave 3  Errata.
RESPID Problems and Duplicate Cases
Users of the HRS Wave 3 Preliminary Release should make the following corrections to their files.1. Do not use variable RESPID!
There was an error creating it in all but 5 of the 16 sections.
The sections without errors are A, B, C, D, and PC.
INSTEAD, to uniquely identify a respondent: Use the combination of HHID and PN.
2. Delete cases on datasets as described below.
a. Duplicate CASE ID in Section A:
Remove case from Section A dataset:
If q0 eq 4881 and q668 ne 2 then delete
b. Duplicate CASE IDS in Section GG:
Remove cases from Section GG dataset:
If q0 in(3071,4700,5734,7410,7582,7961,7980,8405,8453,8520,8530,9285,9546, 10279,10327,10386,10563,10681,10764,10842) and q3125 in(1,5) then delete
c. Duplicate CASE ID in Section R:
Remove case from Section R dataset:
If q0 eq 4881 and q5133 ne 5 then delete