Data Descriptions and Release Notes

Information on HRS datasets including descriptions of content, advice on using the data, and cross-wave merging. Additional biennial and cross-year data products, not shown on this page, have been contributed by the RAND Center for the Study of Aging.

Biennial and Related Data Products

Year Data Descriptions

Off-Year Studies

Study Data Descriptions

Health Studies

Study Data Descriptions

Longitudinal and Cross-Wave Data Products

Topic Data Descriptions