New Release: 2001 Consumption and Activities Mail Survey (CAMS) Version 1.1

April 2, 2004

A new version of the 2001 CAMS early release data is available (Version 1.1). Version 1.1 includes 53 additional cases compared to Version 1.0. There have been no changes to the data contained in Version 1.0.

In the fall of 2001, two different questionnaires were mailed to two random subsamples of the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) households interviewed in 2000. One of the questionnaires, the 2001 Consumption and Activities Mail Survey (CAMS), included questions about individual activities, household patterns of consumption, and individual use of prescription drugs.

This file is not approved for use with restricted files derived from Social Security Administration administrative data.

These data are now available at the HRS Public File Download Area.

Note: Be sure to check the HRS File Merge Cross-Reference Table for up-to-date information on the restricted data merge status of this data set.