HRS 2004 Core (Early, Version 1.0)

August 11, 2005

The HRS 2004 Core Early Release (Version 1.0) is now available.

The HRS 2004 Core Early Release contains data for 20,147 respondents. The data collection period for the 2004 interview was March 2004 through February 2005.

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