2015 Life History Mail Survey

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The 2015 HRS 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 2015 LHMS was December 2015 through Summer 2016. The data file for the 2015 LHMS contains 332 variables, and data for 6,481 respondents. The simple response rate for the 2015 LHMS is 58 percent.

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Jun 2017 (Final V1.0)
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Field Dates

Dec 2015 - Aug 2016

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