HRS 2008 Final Release


Note to Users: This program is designed to create a codebook that matches the distribution dataset. Codebook content is derived from the data collection system used to gather information for this study, e.g. Blaise. If you have any questions or suggestions concerning codebook layout or content please bring them to the attention of the HRS staff at hrsquest@isr.umich.edu.

Table of Contents

Section PR: Preload (Household)
Section PR: Preload (Respondent)
Section PR: Preload (Siblings)
Section PR: Preload (HH Member Child)
Section A: Coverscreen (Household)
Section A: Coverscreen (Respondent)
Section B: Demographics (Respondent)
Section C: Physical Health (Respondent)
Section D: Cognition (Respondent)
Section E: Family Structure (Children) (Household)
Section E: Family Structure (Children) (HH Member Child)
Section E: Family Structure (Children) and Transfers (To Child)
Section E: Family Structure (Children) and Transfers (From Child)
Section F: Parents, Siblings and Transfers (Respondent)
Section F: Parents, Siblings and Transfers (Siblings)
Section G: Functional Limitations and Helpers (Respondent)
Section G: Functional Limitations and Helpers (Helper)
Section H: Housing (Household)
Section I: Physical Measures (Respondent)
Section J: Employment (Respondent)
Section K: Last Job (Respondent)
Section L: Job History (Respondent)
Section M1: Disability for Reinterviews (Respondent)
Section M2: Disability for Non-Reinterviews (Respondent)
Section N: Health Services and Insurance (Respondent)
Section P: Expectations (Respondent)
Section Q: Assets and Income (Household)
Section R: Asset Change (Household)
Section S: Widowhood and Divorce (Respondent)
Section T: Wills and Life Insurance (Respondent)
Section U: Asset Reconciliation (Household)
Section V: Modules (Respondent)
Section W: Event History, Internet Use and Social Security (Respondent)
Section RC: Repeat Cognition (Respondent)
Section TN: Thumbnails (Respondent)
Section IO: Interviewer Observations (Respondent)
Section IO: Interviewer Observations-Housing (Household)
Section LB: Leave-Behind Questionnaires (Respondent)
Section Y: Time Calculations (Respondent)