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  • National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    NHANES
    Description

    The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is a program of studies designed to assess the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the United States. The survey is unique in that it combines interviews and physical examinations. The NHANES interview includes demographic, socioeconomic, dietary, and health-related questions. The examination component consists of medical, dental, and physiological measurements, as well as laboratory tests administered by highly trained medical personnel.

    Subject
    Health Status
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert for NYU
    James Slover
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Judith Goldberg
    Leo Trasande
    Lorna Thorpe
    Michael Weitzman
    Niyati Parekh
    Terry Gordon
  • National Health Interview Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    NHIS
    Description

    The National Health Interview Survey is a cross-sectional household interview survey. Sampling and interviewing are continuous throughout each year. The sampling plan follows a multistage area probability design that permits the representative sampling of households and noninstitutional group quarters (e.g., college dormitories). NHIS addresses topics such as health status, use of health services, health behaviors, insurance coverage, access to care, measure of functioning, injuries and poisonings, immunizations, and conditions (e.g. asthma, diabetes, heart, mental health, cancer).

    Subject
    Health Care Utilization
    Health Status
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert for NYU
    James Macinko
    Lorna Thorpe
    Michael Weitzman
    Stella Yi
  • New York City Community Health Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    CHS, NYC CHS
    Description

    The New York City Community Health Survey (CHS) is a telephone survey conducted annually by the DOHMH, Division of Epidemiology, Bureau of Epidemiology Services. CHS provides robust data on the health of New Yorkers, including neighborhood, borough, and citywide estimates on a broad range of chronic diseases and behavioral risk factors.

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Risk Factors
    Geographic Coverage
    New York (City)
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert for NYU
    James Macinko
    Stella Yi
  • United States Census

    Alternate Title(s)
    Census
    Description

    The Decennial Census provides population estimates and demographic data on the non-institutionalized U.S. population. Summary File 1 data tables provide cross-tabulations of age, sex, households, families, relationship to householder, housing units, detailed race and Hispanic or Latino origin groups, and group quarters. Summary File 2 data tables make information, such as age, relationship and homeownership available for specific race and ethnic groups within a community.

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert for NYU
    Heather Gold
    James Macinko
    Jennifer Uyei
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Judith Goldberg
    Sean Corcoran
    Todor Mijanovich
  • Medical Expenditure Panel Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    MEPS
    Description

    The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) is a set of large-scale surveys of families and individuals, their medical providers (doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, etc.), and employers across the United States. MEPS collects data on the specific health services that Americans use, how frequently they use them, the cost of these services, and how they are paid for, as well as data on the cost, scope, and breadth of health insurance held by and available to U.S. workers. The two major components of MEPS are the Household Component and the Insurance Component

    Subject
    Health Care Costs
    Health Care Utilization
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert for NYU
    James Macinko
    Michael Weitzman
  • Current Population Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    CPS
    Description

    The Current Population Survey (CPS) is a monthly survey of households conducted by the Bureau of Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It provides a comprehensive body of data on the labor force, employment, unemployment, persons not in the labor force, hours of work, earnings, and other demographic and labor force characteristics.

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • National Longitudinal Study of Youth

    Alternate Title(s)
    NLSY
    Description

    The National Longitudinal Surveys (NLS) are a set of surveys designed to gather information at multiple points in time on the labor market activities and other significant life events of several groups of men and women. The National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NSLY) consists of the NLSY79 (nationally representative sample of 12,686 14-22 year olds) and NLSY97 (nationally representative sample of ~9,000 12-16 year olds). NLSY79 respondents were interviewed annually through 1994 and are currently interviewed on a biennial basis. NLSY97 respondents are interviewed on an annual basis.

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
    Local Expert for NYU
    Michael Weitzman
  • Health and Retirement Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    HRS, University of Michigan Health and Retirement Study
    Description

    The University of Michigan Health and Retirement Study (HRS) is a longitudinal panel study that surveys a representative sample of more than 26,000 Americans over the age of 50 every two years. The HRS explores the changes in labor force participation and the health transitions that individuals undergo toward the end of their work lives and in the years that follow, collecting information about income, work, assets, pension plans, health insurance, disability, physical health and functioning, cognitive functioning, and health care expenditures.

    Subject
    Health Care Costs
    Health Care Utilization
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Access Rights
    Free to all with registration
    Application Required
    Local Expert for NYU
    Caroline Blaum
    Erin Rogers
  • National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    NAMCS
    Description

    The National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) is a national survey designed to provide objective, reliable information about the provision and use of ambulatory medical care services in the United States. The survey was conducted annually from 1973 to 1981, in 1985, and annually since 1989. The survey samples visits to non-federally employed office-based physicians who are primary engaged in direct patient care. samples visits to physicians offices. Data are collected from the physician and include information on patient age, sex, race, and ethnicity as well as the patient's reason for visit, the physician's diagnosis, services ordered, and treatments.

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Health Care Utilization
    Quality of Health Care
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
    Local Expert for NYU
    Michael Weitzman
  • National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services

    Alternate Title(s)
    N-SSATS
    Description

    The National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS) (formerly titled Uniform Facility Data Set (UFDS)) is designed to collect information from all facilities in the United States, both public and private, that provide substance abuse treatment. Data collected in N-SSATS include topics covering facility operation, services offered, primary focus, hotline operation, Opioid Treatment Programs and medications dispensed or prescribed, counseling and therapeutic approaches, special programs or groups, languages in which treatment is provided, type of treatment provided, number of clients, number of beds, types of payment accepted, sliding fee scale, and facility accreditation and licensure/certification.

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Access Rights
    Free to All