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  • Women's Health Initiative

    Alternate Title(s)
    WHI
    Description

    The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) is a longitudinal national health study sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) that focuses on strategies for preventing heart disease, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, and osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women in the United States. The study includes data from 161,808 women aged 50-79 years old at the time of enrollment. Available...

    Subject
    Cancer
    Chronic Disease
    Genomics
    Health Status
    Mental Health
    Risk Factors
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    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Jeffrey Berger
    Lila Nachtigall
  • Atherosclerosis Risk in Community Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    ARIC
    Description

    The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study is a prospective longitudinal epidemiological study conducted in four U.S. communities in North Carolina, Massachusetts, Maryland, and Minnesota. ARIC is designed to investigate the causes of atherosclerosis and its clinical outcomes, and variations in cardiovascular risk factors, medical care, and disease by race, gender, location, and date. ARIC...

    Subject
    Health Care System
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Saul Blecker
  • Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Trial

    Alternate Title(s)
    ACCORD
    Description

    Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) was a large clinical trial examining methods of lowering the rate of cardiovascular disease in adults with type two diabetes. The study was composed of three main clinical trials: an intensive lowering of blood sugar levels (Glycemia Trial), intensive lowering of blood pressure (Blood Pressure Trial), and treatment of multiple blood lipids...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
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    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Lois Katz
  • Framingham Heart Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    FHS
    Authors
    Vasan S. Ramachandran
    Emelia J. Benjamin
    L. Adrienne Cupples
    R. Curtis Ellison
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    Description

    The Framingham Heart Study (FHS) is an ongoing cohort study dedicated to identifying common factors or characteristics that contribute to cardiovascular disease (CVD). It is a collaborative project of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and Boston University. In 1948, an original cohort of 5,209 men and women between 30 and 62 years old were recruited from Framingham, MA. An Offspring Cohort...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Genomics
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Joel Salinas
    Niyati Parekh
  • NYU Dataset

    Syndemic Production among Emergent Adult Men: P18 Cohort Study

    Authors
    Perry Halkitis
    Farzana Kapadia
    Description

    This ongoing prospective cohort study examines a wide range of individual, social and structural factors as predictors of risk and resilience for behavioral outcomes (e.g., substance use and sexual activity), mental health conditions (e.g., depression, anxiety) and biological outcomes (e.g., HIV seroconversion, viral and bacterial STIs) in a NYC metropolitan area based sample of emerging adult men....

    Subject
    Infectious Disease
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Author Approval Required
  • NYU Dataset

    Asian American Partnership in Research and Empowerment

    Alternate Title(s)
    AsPIRE
    Authors
    Chau Trinh-Shevrin
    Nadia S. Islam
    Laura Wyatt
    Description

    Project AsPIRE (Asian American Partnership in Research and Endowment) was a community-based participatory research program designed to develop, test, and evaluate a community health worker model designed to reduce cardiovascular disease and hypertension disparities among Filipino Americans living in New York and New Jersey. The project consisted of a pilot intervention and a 4-month full intervention....

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Access Rights
    Application Required
  • NYU Dataset

    Impact of Philadelphia Calorie Labeling on Calories Purchased

    Authors
    Brian Elbel
    Description

    The study was designed to determine whether a city-mandated policy requiring calorie labeling at fast food restaurants was associated with consumer awareness of labels, calories purchased, and number of fast food restaurant visits. Point-of-purchase receipts, in-person interviews, and telephone surveys via random-digit dialing were collected as a part of this study on calorie labeling in fast food...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Author Approval Required
  • NYU Dataset

    Using Tax Credits to Introduce Supermarkets in Low-Income Areas Datasets

    Authors
    Brian Elbel
    Description

    Researchers collected data in the South Bronx to determine the impact of government-subsidized supermarkets in high-need areas on food availability and dietary habits. Data was collected in Morrisania, a community in the South Bronx where the government-subsidized New York City FRESH Program supermarket was opened and in Highbridge, a comparison community in the South Bronx that does not have a similar...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Author Approval Required
  • NYU Dataset

    Impact of New York City Calorie Labeling on Calories Purchased

    Authors
    Brian Elbel
    Description

    Point-of-purchase receipt and survey data was collected from 1,156 adults at fast food restaurants in order to measure the impact of a New York City law mandating the labeling of calories in all chain restaurants. The data was collected over a four week period in 2008 both before and after the law was implemented. Data was collected in two locations: in New York City, where the law was implemented,...

    Subject
    Health Policy
    Risk Factors
    Timeframe
    2008
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    Author Approval Required
  • NYU Dataset

    Evaluation of the NYC Water Jets Program

    Authors
    Brian Elbel
    Description

    This data was generated during a study to evaluate how the installation of water jets (drinking water dispensers) in New York City public schools affected student consumption of water and milk. Data was collected from 9 schools which received the intervention and 10 comparison (control) schools at three points: pre-intervention/baseline in November 2010, 3.5 months after installation in March 2011,...

    Subject
    Health Policy
    Health Status
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Author Approval Required