August 16, 2018
Version 1.0 of the 2017 Spring Life History Mail Survey (LHMS) final release data is now available.
The 2017 Spring Life History Mail Survey (LHMS) contains questions about residential history, education history, and other important childhood and family events. The LHMS is part of the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), which is funded under a cooperative agreement between the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan
The field period for the 2017 Spring LHMS was June 2017 through December 2017. The data file for the 2017 Spring LHMS contains 536 variables, and data for 3,844 respondents. The simple response rate for the 2017 Spring LHMS is 74 percent.