Occasionally, PSID creates auxiliary data files that include special generated variables. These variables are not available in the Data Center.

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The 1993 Health Care Burden (HCB) file contains the detailed information collected in the 1993 PSID interview concerning health events of the elderly and their (primarily financial) burden on immediate and extended families. The file contains one record for each older Head, Wife/"Wife", other family unit member and parent of Head or Wife/"Wife". The purpose of the HCB supplements is to help provide a better understanding about the impact of these events on the families of the elderly. These supplements were funded by the National Institute for Aging.

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