2011 Internet Survey (Final, Version 1.0)

January 30, 2012

2011 Internet Survey (Final, Version 1.0) data are now available.

A sub-sample of the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) participated in the 2011 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 to RAND with a subcontract to UM for the 2011 Internet Survey. The 2011 Internet Survey Final Release (Version 1.0) questionnaire covered numerous topics including health, cognition, well-being, economics (income, assets, expectations, and consumption), and retirement. The 2011 Internet Survey is the fifth in a series of surveys conducted on the Internet. Completed interviews were obtained from 4,590 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.