2013 HRS Veterans Mail Survey Version 1.0

February 24, 2014

Version 1.0 of the 2013 HRS Veterans Mail Survey final release data is now available.

The 2013 HRS Veterans Mail Survey contains questions about veterans’ health care and experiences in the military.

In June 2013, questionnaires were mailed to a subsample of 3,811 HRS respondents. The subsample consisted of respondents who answered "Yes" to the question "Have you ever served in the active military?" in any wave of the HRS study. The field period for the 2013 Veterans Study was June 2013 through the end of October 2013.

The data file contains data for 1,871 respondents. The simple response rate for the 2013 Veterans Mail Survey is 49 percent.

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.

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