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  • National Adult Tobacco Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    NATS
    Description

    The National Adult Tobacco Survey was conducted 3 times by the CDC between 2009 and 2014 to collect data on adult tobacco use, knowledge, attitudes, purchasing behaviors, and tobacco use prevention and control policies. It was intended to provide national data on long-term, intermediate, and short-term indicators key to the design, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive tobacco prevention...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Free to All
  • Area Health Resources File

    Alternate Title(s)
    AHRF, Area Resource File, ARF
    Description

    The Area Health Resources Files (AHRF) provides current as well as historic data for more than 6,000 variables for each of the nation's counties, as well as state and national data. It contains information on health facilities, health professions, measures of resource scarcity, health status, economic activity, health training programs, and socioeconomic and environmental characteristics. In addition,...

    Subject
    Health Care Costs
    Health Care System
    Population Characteristics
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    Free to All
  • United States Census

    Alternate Title(s)
    US Census
    Description

    The Decennial Census provides population estimates and demographic information on residents of the United States. The Census Summary Files contain detailed tables on responses to the decennial census. Data tables in Summary File 1 provide information on population and housing characteristics, including cross-tabulations of age, sex, households, families, relationship to householder, housing units,...

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
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    Free to All
    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Judith Goldberg
    Sean Corcoran
    Tod Mijanovich
  • New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    NYC HANES
    Authors
    Lorna Thorpe
    Description

    The NYC Health and Nutritional Examination Survey (NYC HANES), modeled on the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), is a population-based, cross-sectional study with data collected from physical examinations, clinical and laboratory tests, as well as face-to-face interviews and audio computer-assisted self-interviews (ACASI). It was first conducted in 2004 by the NYC Department...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
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    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Bonnie Kerker
    Rania Kanchi
  • 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,...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    COVID-19
    Health Care Utilization
    Health Status
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    Free to All
    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Lorna Thorpe
    Stella Yi
  • 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,...

    Subject
    Health Status
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    Free to All
    Local Expert
    James Slover
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Judith Goldberg
    Leonardo Trasande
    Lorna Thorpe
    Niyati Parekh
    Terry Gordon
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

    Alternate Title(s)
    BRFSS
    Description

    The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a collection of health-related telephone surveys distributed to United States residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services. BRFSS collects data in all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories about U.S. residents regarding their health-related...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • 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
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    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Stella Yi
  • National Longitudinal Study of Youth

    Alternate Title(s)
    NLSY
    Description

    The National Longitudinal Surveys (NLS) are a set of surveys conducted by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to gather information at multiple points in time on the labor market activities and other significant life events of several cohorts of men and women. The National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NSLY) consists of the NLSY79 cohort (nationally-representative sample of 12,686 14-22 year olds)...

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
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    Free to All
    Application Required
  • 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,...

    Subject
    Health Care Costs
    Health Care Utilization
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Fee Required
    Application Required