HRS 2006 Core (Early, Version 2.0)
August 19, 2007
The HRS 2006 Core Early Release (Version 2.0) is now available, replacing Version 1.0 released in July.
There were several variables omitted from the Early Release (Version 1.0) data. The omitted variables are from alternate wave questions that were asked only of new respondents in 2006. The affected sections are C_R, F_R, F_SB and J_R. The list of variables by section is below. Please download Version 2.0 of the data to pick up these variables.
SEC C_R SEC F_R SEC F_SB SEC J_R KC109 KF024 KF087 KJ166M KC110 KF025 KF088 KJ168M KC111 KF041 KF094 KC112 KF042 KF095 KC113 KF057 KC114 KF058 KC143 KC144 KC145 KC146 KC147 KC148 KC149
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).