2007 Internet Survey (Final, Version 1.0)

July 02, 2009

2007 Internet Survey (Final, Version 1.0) data are now available.

Beginning in June 2007, a sub sample (N=3,721) of the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) participated in an Internet based survey developed jointly by the HRS, Survey Research Center (SRC), Institute for Social Research (ISR), at the University of Michigan, and the RAND Corporation. The National Institute on Aging at NIH (R01 AG020638) provided funding for the 2007 Internet Survey. The 2007 Internet Survey Final Release (Version 1.0) questionnaire contained several different topical areas, including Internet/computers, health and emotional problems, Social Security, numeracy items, psychosocial items, household composition, expectations, questions about housing/checking accounts, and stocks and prescription drug usage and insurance. The 2007 Internet Survey is the third in a series of surveys that will be conducted on the Internet. Completed interviews were obtained from 2,665 HRS respondents.

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 hrsquestions@umich.edu.