HRS 2006 Core (Early, Version 1.0)

July 18, 2007

The HRS 2006 Core Early Release (Version 1.0) is now available. The HRS 2006 Core Early Release contains data for 18,469 respondents and 12,605 households. The data collection period for HRS 2006 was March 2006 through February 2007.

Today's release contains data from the core interview. Several additional files will be released over the coming weeks, including sampling weights for the core and certain components, an updated tracker file, and results of blood spot assays (to be released as a health data product).

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.