2011 Consumption and Activities Mail Survey (CAMS) Version 1.0

June 27, 2012

Version 1.0 of the 2011 CAMS final release data is now available.

CAMS 2011 is the sixth wave of the Consumption and Activities Mail Survey that began in 2001.

The sample for the 2011 CAMS sample was configured in the same way as 2009 CAMS; therefore, there is a full questionnaire as well as a partial questionnaire. In the fall of 2011, a total of 9,078 questionnaires were mailed. Of the 9,078 questionnaires, 6,162 were full questionnaires and 2,916 were partial questionnaires. A total of 6,531 questionnaires were returned, and of these, 4,371 were the full version and 2,160 were the partial version.

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.