Cross-Wave Social Security Weights

Product Details

1992: 12651; 1998: 22879; 2004: 21820
Product Type
Social Security Administration (SSA) Data
Entry Cohort Info
HRS: Original R born 1931-1941; AHEAD: Original R born in 1923 or earlier; CODA (Children of Depression): Original R born 1924-1930; WB (War Baby): Original R born 1942-1947; EBB (Early Boomers): Original R born 1948-1953
Latest Release February 2016 (v1.1)
Version Notes
  • This data set was previously released as public data; it is now only available as restricted.
  • It is not necessary to order this data set as a separate product; it is included with the Benefits, Summary Earnings, and Detail Earnings Respondent data sets.
Documentation and Links

This release of the Social Security Weights data set is comprised of three respondent-level, cross-sectional files, each containing one set of SS weights: 1992 (n=12651), 1998 (n=22879), and 2004 (n=21820). The naming convention used is SSWGTSw_R, where A_R designates respondent level data for 1992, F_R designates data for 1998, and K_R designates data for 2004.