HRS 2012 Exit (Early, Version 1.0) Release

April 16, 2014

The HRS 2012 Exit Early Release (V1.0) is now available.

The data collection period for the 2012 interview was April 2012 through April 2013. The HRS 2012 Exit Early Release contains data from all of the sections of the 2012 Exit questionnaire. Please refer to the data description for more details.

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