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  • 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
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Lorna 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
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Stella Yi
  • 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
    Health Status
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Jeffrey Berger
    Lila Nachtigall
  • 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
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    James Kaufman
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jackson Heart Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    JHS
    Description

    The Jackson Heart Study (JHS) is a population-based longitudinal study based in Jackson, Mississippi that investigates risk factors for cardiovascular disease among African Americans. It is a collaborative research project by the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson State University, and Tougaloo College. The primary objective is to investigate environmental and genetic factors associated...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Tanya Spruill
  • NYU Dataset

    Reaching Immigrants through Community Empowerment

    Alternate Title(s)
    Project RICE
    Authors
    Nadia S. Islam
    Jennifer M. Zanowiak
    Laura Wyatt
    Description

    Project RICE was a five-year, community-driven initiative to promote diabetes prevention among Korean and South Asian American immigrants at risk for diabetes in New York City using a community health worker (CHW) model approach. Project RICE consisted of two phases, a descriptive study completed in 2010 that informed the design of the pilot intervention and the intervention itself. The descriptive...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Population Characteristics
    Access Rights
    Application Required