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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
  • National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    NHANES
    Description

    The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is a program of studies designed to assess the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the United States. An ongoing annual survey combines interviews and physical examinations. The NHANES interview includes demographic, socioeconomic, dietary, and health-related questions. The examination component consists of medical, dental,...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Judith Goldberg
    Leonardo Trasande
    Lorna E. Thorpe
    Niyati Parekh
    Terry Gordon
  • 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
  • NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    YRBS
    Description

    The NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is a subset of the national YRBS conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This survey monitors priority health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of mortality, morbidity, and social problems among youth in New York City. Students complete a self-administered, anonymous questionnaire that measures a variety of behaviors,...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Kelly V. Ruggles
  • NYU Dataset

    NYU Women's Health Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    NYUWHS
    Authors
    Yu Chen
    Anne Zeleniuch-Jacquotte
    Alan A. Arslan
    Yelena Afanasyeva
    6 more author(s)...
    Description

    Data from the ongoing NYU Women's Health Study include biospecimens and survey data with variables concerning health conditions, reproductive history, and dietary habits. Between 1985 and 1991, the NYU Women's Health Study enrolled 14,274 women between the ages of 35 and 65 years old at the Guttman Breast Diagnostic Institute in New York City for a study of endogenous hormones, diet, and risk of breast...

    Subject
    Cancer
    Chronic Disease
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Author Approval Required
  • NYU Dataset

    Faith-based Approaches in the Treatment of Hypertension

    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
    Health Care System
    Health Status
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Author Approval Required
  • NYU Dataset

    Impact of New York City Sugar Sweetened Beverage Policy on Calories Purchased and Consumed

    Authors
    Brian Elbel
    Description

    This dataset was collected as part of a planned evaluation of New York City’s proposed soda portion cap policy. Data was collected in three waves. Wave 1 was conducted between January and April 2013; Wave 2 was conducted between August and November 2013; and Wave 3 was conducted between January and June 2014. A total of 11,614 adults participated. Point-of-purchase receipt and survey data was collected...

    Subject
    Health Policy
    Health Status
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • NYU Dataset

    Impact of Philadelphia Calorie Labeling on Calories Purchased

    Authors
    Brian Elbel
    Description

    The study was designed to determine whether a city-mandated policy requiring calorie labeling at fast food restaurants was associated with consumer awareness of labels, calories purchased, and number of fast food restaurant visits. Point-of-purchase receipts, in-person interviews, and telephone surveys via random-digit dialing were collected as a part of this study on calorie labeling in fast food...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Author Approval Required