Skip to main content

User Guides


The NHATS User Guide is designed to provide analysts with documentation about NHATS concepts, measures, and characteristics relevant to data analysis. The User Guide provides comprehensive descriptions of the NHATS conceptual framework, content of the baseline instruments, data file structure, created measures (including their origin), and information on special data manipulation topics. For more information, please see, "National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) User Guide: Rounds 1 - 7 Final Release".


The NSOC Data User Guide provides information on the study design, content, data collection, created variables, and weights development. For more information, please see, "National Study of Caregiving (NSOC) User Guide: Rounds I- III".