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  • 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
    Delivery of Health Care
    Health Care Costs
    Population Characteristics
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    Free to All
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

    Alternate Title(s)
    BRFSS
    Description

    The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. 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
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    Local Expert
    Michael Weitzman
  • 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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    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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    Local Expert
    Bonnie Kerker
    Rania Kanchi
  • 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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    Application Required
    Local Expert
    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,...

    Subject
    Health Care Costs
    Health Care Utilization
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
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    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Erin Rogers
  • 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
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    Free to All
  • National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health

    Alternate Title(s)
    Add Health
    Authors
    Kathleen Harris
    J. Richard Udry
    Peter S. Bearman
    Description

    The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) is a longitudinal study of a nationally representative sample of adolescents in grades 7-12 in the United States during the 1994-1995 school year. Add Health combines longitudinal survey data on respondents' social, economic, psychological and physical well-being with contextual data on the family, neighborhood, community, school, friendships,...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
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    Fee Required
    Application Required
  • Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    FFCW Study
    Authors
    Sara McLanahan
    Irv Garfinkel
    Description

    The Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study is following a cohort of nearly 5,000 children born in large U.S. cities between 1998 and 2000, roughly three-quarters of whom were born to unmarried parents. The study consists of interviews with both mothers and fathers at birth and again when children are ages one, three and five, plus in-home assessments of children and their home environments at ages...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Free to All
    Application Required
  • American Community Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    ACS
    Description

    The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing annual survey that publishes and collects data on the population of the United States. The survey is issued to approximately 3.5 million households per year. The ACS contains detailed questions assessing social, economic, demographic, and housing characteristics, including age, sex, race, family and relationships, income and benefits, health insurance,...

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
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    Local Expert
    Ben Spoer