Harmonized HRS

Harmonized Health and Retirement Study (Harmonized HRS) is an easy-to-use version of data from the first 12 waves of the Health and Retirement Survey (HRS) with a set of harmonized variables suitable for cross-country analysis. Using the RAND HRS as a model, Harmonized HRS defines variables as identically as possible with the RAND HRS to allow users to compare variables with all other Harmonized data sets. Documentation for each variable in Harmonized HRS, including a description of its creation, the HRS variables used, and descriptive statistics, is detailed in the Harmonized HRS codebook.

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Section A: Demographics, Identifiers, and Weights Section A: Demographics, Identifiers, and Weights module of Harmonized HRS
Section B: Health Section B: Health of Harmonized HRS
Section G: Family Structure Section G: Family Structure module of Harmonized HRS
Section K: Physical Measures Section K: Physical Measures of Harmonized HRS
Section L: Functional Limitations Section L: Functional Limitations of Harmonized HRS
Section M: Stress Section M: Stress of Harmonized HRS
Section O: End of Life Planning Section O: End of Life Planning of Harmonized HRS