April 20, 2023
The Tracker file (2020 Tracker Early Version 3.0) has been updated on the HRS website. The HRS Tracker file is created to facilitate the use of HRS data within and across waves. It has one observation for every person ever eligible to be interviewed in any wave and is updated with new information for every new survey wave. This release version includes
2020 weights: household, respondent, nursing home and self-administered psychosocial questionnaire
corrections for a few households where respondents were incorrectly coded as deceased
updates to the following variables DEGREE, EXDEATHMO, EXDODSOURCE, LASTALIVEMO, QPROXY, RNURSHM
A detailed description of the changes in this version is available in the Data Description, Appendix B.