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  • 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 cardiovascular disease among African Americans, including congenital heart disease, strokes, and high blood pressure. The primary objective is to investigate cardiovascular disease in African Americans in order to better address health disparities. The JHS is a community-based observational...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Population Characteristics
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
    Local Expert for NYU
    Tanya Spruill
  • Counseling African Americans to Control Hypertension
    NYU Dataset

    Alternate Title(s)
    CAATCH
    Authors
    Gbenga Ogedegbe
    Joseph Schwartz
    Jonathan N. Tobin
    Senaida Fernandez
    2 more author(s)...
    Description

    This dataset was generated from a 12-month two-arm cluster-randomized controlled trial, Counseling African Americans to Control Hypertension (CAATCH). The goal of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a multilevel, multicomponent, evidence-based intervention compared with usual care in improving blood pressure control among hypertensive blacks who receive care in community health centers....

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Delivery of Health Care
    Health Status
    Quality of Health Care
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Author approval required
  • Metabolic Syndrome Outcome Cohort Study
    NYU Dataset

    Alternate Title(s)
    MetSO
    Authors
    Girardin Jean-Louis
    Natasha Williams
    Gbenga Ogedegbe
    Ferdinand Zizi
    1 more author(s)...
    Description

    This data was generated from a two-arm randomized controlled study. The study evaluated the effectiveness of a culturally and linguistically tailored telephone-delivered intervention to promote adherence to physician-recommended sleep apnea assessment and treatment among blacks with metabolic syndrome. Outcomes were assessed at baseline, 6, and 12 months post-randomization. Participants in the intervention...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Delivery of Health Care
    Health Status
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Author approval required
  • Faith-based Approaches in the Treatment of Hypertension
    NYU Dataset

    Alternate Title(s)
    FAITH
    Authors
    Gbenga Ogedegbe
    Kristie J. Lancaster
    Antoinette Schoenthaler
    William Chaplin
    2 more author(s)...
    Description

    This dataset was generated as part of a cluster-randomized, 2-arm trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a faith-based group-counseling therapeutic lifestyle intervention and motivational interviewed (MINT-TLC) vs. health education (HE) on black adults who attend churches in New York City. 32 churches with approximately 300 eligible adults were randomly assigned to either MINT-TLC or HE control, and...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Delivery of Health Care
    Health Status
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Author approval required
  • Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial

    Alternate Title(s)
    ALLHAT
    Description

    ALLHAT was a large antihypertensive trial and lipid-lowering trial and included large numbers of patients over age 65, women, African-Americans, and patients with diabetes, treated largely in community practice settings. Participants were men and women aged 55 years and over with a history of hypertension. Data collected includes participant physical measures, demographics, health behaviors, medical...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Health Care Utilization
    Health Status
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Local Expert for NYU
    Caroline Blaum