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  • New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    NYC HANES
    Authors
    Lorna E. 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
    Chronic Disease
    Health Status
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    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
    Cancer
    Chronic Disease
    COVID-19
    Health Care System
    Health Status
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Lorna E. Thorpe
    Stella Yi
  • 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
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Stella Yi
  • United States Renal Data System

    Alternate Title(s)
    USRDS, US Renal Data System
    Description

    The United States Renal Data System (USRDS) is a national data system that collects, analyzes, and distributes information about end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States. The USRDS is funded directly by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). USRDS staff collaborate with members of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the United Network for...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Health Status
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    James Kaufman
  • Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    ARIC
    Authors
    Christie Ballantyne
    Lloyd Chambless
    Josef Coresh
    Matthew Davis
    4 more author(s)...
    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
    Chronic Disease
    Health Care System
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Saul Blecker
  • Framingham Heart Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    FHS
    Authors
    Vasan S. Ramachandran
    Emelia J. Benjamin
    L. Adrienne Cupples
    R. Curtis Ellison
    7 more author(s)...
    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
    Jaime Ramos-Cejudo
    Niyati Parekh
  • 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
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Jeffrey S. Berger
    Lila Nachtigall
  • Nurses' Health Studies

    Alternate Title(s)
    NHS, NHS I, NHS II, NHS3, GUTS, Growing Up Today Study, GUTS
    Authors
    Frank Speizer
    Susan Hankinson
    Walter Willett
    Description

    The Nurses' Health Studies (NHS) are long-running, questionnaire-based studies on women's health. The study was initiated in 1976 with the NHS cohort. The initial studies focus on cancer, cardiovascular disease and risk factors for chronic health issues in women. The latest cohort, NH3, has been expanded to include both male and female registered nurses and nursing students. Survey and biospecimen...

    Subject
    Cancer
    Chronic Disease
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Fee Required
    Application Required
  • 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
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Lois Katz