Cross-Wave Imputation of Cognitive Functioning Measures: 1992-2010 (Final Version 1.0)

September 15, 2013

The Cross-Wave Imputation of Cognitive Functioning Measures: 1992-2010 (Final Version 1.0) data release is now available. This dataset replaces the previous (1992-2010) early version and includes imputations based on the Final Release version of HRS 2010

This dataset contains imputations for cognitive functioning data for HRS 1992 through 2010. The objective was to perform imputations for respondents with missing cognition data using a multivariate, regression-based procedure based on Imputation and Variance Estimation (IVEware) software. We used a combination of relevant demographic, health, and economic variables, as well as prior and current wave cognitive variables to perform the imputations. Prior wave cognitive scores were used to perform the imputations, except for the baseline waves for each of the cohorts where subsequent wave scores were used instead. Additional information about our imputation strategy is provided in the data description for this data product.

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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