USDA Food Access Information

The Health and Retirement Study Contextual Data Resource (HRS-CDR) is a collection of user-friendly datasets that enable researchers to study the impact of place on health and well-being among HRS respondents. The HRS-CDR data products are created by a joint project of the University of Southern California and the University of Michigan, sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA_R21AG045625).

The 2017 version of the HRS-CDR USDA Food Access Information dataset contains information from the United States Department of Agriculture related to food access at the state, census tract and county level. This information is linked to HRS detailed geographic indicators derived from respondent addresses.

Product Details

Product Type
HRS Contextual Data Resource Series
Entry Cohort Info
Latest Release July 2017 (v1.0)
Documentation and Links
  1. HRS Contextual Data Resources are available only to users of the MiCDA Enclave.
  2. The geographic information contained in this dataset is not included in any HRS public file and may not be merged with any other Restricted Data Set without the explicit written permission of HRS