Form 831 Respondent Disability Records

The Form 831 Disability Records data set contains information on the initial medical determination for HRS respondents who applied for disability benefits under Title II (Social Security) and Title XVI (Supplemental Security Income-SSI). Information is available for 3,925 respondents, covering the period January 1974 through December 2020.

Product Details

11,369 records; 3,925 respondents
Product Type
Social Security Administration (SSA) Data
Entry Cohort Info
Updated Through
HRS 2020 Wave
Latest Release
September 2022
Documentation and Links

For each public release data set all geographic variables have been aggregated to the Census Division level. Files derived from SSA administrative data may not be merged with any data containing geographic identifiers at a level of aggregation finer than Census Division. In addition they may not be merged with any other Restricted Data Set(s) without the explicit written permission of the Health and Retirement Study.