HRS 2002 Core (Final, Version 1.0)

September 24, 2004

The HRS 2002 Core Final Release (Version 1.0) is now available.

The HRS 2002 Core Final Release contains data for 18,167 respondents. The data collection period for the 2002 interview was February 2002 through March 2003.

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.

If you find any problems with the data, please report them to us via the Help Desk, or by e-mail to