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  • 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
  • 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
  • American Community Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    ACS
    Description

    The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey that provides data every year -- giving communities the current information they need to plan investments and services. Information from the survey generates data that help determine how more than $400 billion in federal and state funds are distributed each year. To help communities, state governments, and federal programs, we ask about: age, sex, race, family and relationships, income and benefits, health insurance, education, veteran status, disabilities, where you work and how you get there, and where you live and how much you pay for some essentials.

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert for NYU
    Chau Trinh-Shevrin
  • American Time Use Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    ATUS
    Description

    The American Time Use Survey (ATUS) provides nationally representative estimates of how, where, and with whom Americans spend their time, and is the only federal survey providing data on the full range of nonmarket activities, from childcare to volunteering.

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • Boston Youth Survey

    Description

    The Boston Youth Survey was conducted in 2004, 2006, and 2008. The 2004 survey was based on a representative sample of 1079 9th - 12th graders from Boston Public Schools. The 2004 Boston Youth Survey includes the PDF of report highlights, the full report, and fact sheets of school safety and violence, findings about girls, and gun carrying. The 2006 survey was conducted with 1233 high school students. The 2008 Boston Youth Survey was administered to 1,878 youth in 22 public high schools across Boston. Data includes measures of aggressive behavior, bullying, peer victimization, witnessing of violence, violence and weapons, and safety.

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    Other Regions
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
    Local Expert for NYU
    Dustin Duncan
  • Boston Youth Survey 2008 Geospatial Dataset
    NYU Dataset

    Authors
    Dustin Duncan
    Description

    Data was collected from 1,292 high school students with address information from the 2008 Boston Youth Survey for a project on spatial epidemiology. Dataset includes calculated Walk Scores and Transit Scores with GIS neighborhood walkability and transit availability measures such as retail destinations, parks, recreational open space, etc.

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    Other Regions
    Timeframe
    2008
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Author approval required
  • World Trade Center (WTC) Health Registry

    Description

    The WTC Health Registry is an epidemiological cohort study created as a public health response to 9/11. The Registry includes four waves of surveys. The four waves are:

    • Wave 1 Adult Survey (2003-2004)
    • Wave 2 Adult Survey (2006-2008)
    • Wave 3 Adult Survey (2011-2012)
    • Wave 4 Adult Survey (2015-2016)

    In each wave, participants answered a series of questions about where they were on 9/11, their experiences on that day, and their health status. The survey was voluntary for people who lived, worked or went to school in the area of the WTC disaster, or were involved in rescue and recovery efforts.

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    New York (City)
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Local Expert for NYU
    Anna Nolan
    Mitchell Cohen
  • Physical Activity and Transit Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    PAT
    Description

    The Physical Activity and Transit (PAT) Survey includes three datasets. (A) a telephone survey (both landline and cell) conducted in 2010 and 2011 asking about physical activity at work, in the home, for recreation and commuting and how often New Yorkers engaged in active transportation (e.g., walking and biking) and sedentary behaviors. The survey also asked a variety of questions on neighborhood safety and access to food, and about general physical and mental health. (B) Weeklong accelerometer data for valid cases (wear time 10+ hours on 4+ days) and (C) Raw minute-by-minute accelerometer data for 1 week.

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    New York (City)
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert for NYU
    Stella Yi
  • NYC Vital Statistics

    Description

    The New York City Vital Statistics dataset include birth and mortality data. Birth data includes demographic information on the mother, including age, race, and education, and mortality data includes demographic information on the deceased, such as age, sex, race, and education. Micro SAS Datasets provide aggregate data for Community Districts, zip codes, and census tracts. Annual Summaries of Vital Statistics are available from 1961 forward.

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    New York (City)
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required