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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
    Access Rights
    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
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Michael Weitzman
  • 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
    Michael Weitzman
    Stella Yi
  • 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
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Bonnie Kerker
    Rania Kanchi
  • 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
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Erin Rogers
  • 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
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    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
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
  • National Youth Tobacco Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    NYTS
    Description

    The National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) provides national data on long-term, intermediate, and short-term indicators key to the design, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive tobacco prevention and control programs. Items measured as part of the NYTS survey include correlates of tobacco use such as demographics, minors' access to tobacco, and exposure to secondhand smoke. The NYTS provides...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Michael Weitzman
  • 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
  • NYU Dataset

    CHART New York Smoking-Cessation Interventions for Urban Hospital Patients Dataset

    Authors
    Donna Shelley
    Erin Rogers
    Scott Sherman
    Description

    The Consortium of Hospitals Advancing Research on Tobacco (CHART) is a network of six projects and a coordinating center aimed at assessing the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions initiated during hospitalizations and continued post-discharge. The CHART New York Smoking-Cessation Interventions for Urban Hospital Patients trial looked at the effectiveness of a pro-active,...

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Health Care Costs
    Health Status
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Author Approval Required