HRS 2010 Core (Final, Version 1.0)

September 05, 2012

The HRS 2010 Core Final Release (Version 1.0) is now available.

The HRS 2010 Core Final Release contains data for 22,042 respondents in 15,286 households. The 2010 Final release includes data from the Middle Baby Boomer cohort and the Minority oversample for both the Early Baby Boom and Middle Baby Boom cohorts (n=6670 respondents; n=4532 households). The data collection period for the 2010 interview was February 2010 through November 2011. The 2010 Final Release Version 1.0 contains data from all of the sections of the 2010 Core questionnaire, including physical measures, blood pressure, and psychosocial data, but does not include results of blood tests. Those assay results will be released separately. Please refer to the data description for more details on the partial release and extended field period.

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.

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