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  • Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    ARIC
    Authors
    Christie Ballantyne
    Lloyd Chambless
    Josef Coresh
    Matthew Davis
    4 more author(s)...
    Description

    The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study is a prospective longitudinal epidemiological study conducted in four U.S. communities in North Carolina, Massachusetts, Maryland, and Minnesota. ARIC is designed to investigate the causes of atherosclerosis and its clinical outcomes, and variations in cardiovascular risk factors, medical care, and disease by race, gender, location, and date. ARIC...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Health Care System
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Saul Blecker
  • 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
  • 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 risk factors for cardiovascular disease among African Americans. It is a collaborative research project by the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson State University, and Tougaloo College. The primary objective is to investigate environmental and genetic factors associated...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Tanya M. Spruill
  • 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

    Task Shifting and Blood Pressure Control in Ghana

    Alternate Title(s)
    TASSH Study
    Authors
    Gbenga Ogedegbe
    Jacob Plange-Rhule
    Joyce Gyamfi
    William Chaplin
    9 more author(s)...
    Description

    The dataset includes a total of 757 patients with uncontrolled hypertension who were enrolled into the Task Shifting and Blood Pressure Control in Ghana (TASSH) study through 32 community health centers in Ghana. TASSH was a randomized controlled trial that compared the outcomes of 2 interventions to reduce systolic blood pressure (SBP): standard of care treatment available through public health insurance...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Health Care System
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • NYU Dataset

    The effect of therapeutic interchange on medication reconciliation in the DIagnosing Systemic failures, Complexities and HARm in GEriatric discharges (DISCHARGE) study

    Alternate Title(s)
    DISCHARGE study subset
    Authors
    Jessica S. Wang
    Robert L. Fogerty
    Leora Horwitz
    Description

    This dataset is a de-identified subset of data collected from the DIagnosing Systemic failures, Complexities and HARm in GEriatric discharges (DISCHARGE) study on medication reconciliation and its outcomes among patients above 64 years old who were discharged from Yale-New Haven Hospital, a tertiary care hospital, between 2009 and 2010 with heart failure, pneumonia, or acute coronary syndrome. Other...

    Subject
    Health Care System
    Quality of Health Care
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • NYU Dataset

    Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    MASALA
    Authors
    Alka Kanaya
    Namratha Kandula
    Nadia S. Islam
    Description

    The Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) Study examines risk factors for heart disease among South Asians of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Nepali, and Sri Lankan descent in the United States to guide preventative measures and future treatments. Beginning in 2010, eligible South Asian participants between the ages of 40 and 80 were recruited from the San Francisco...

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

    Congressional District Health Dashboard Dataset

    Alternate Title(s)
    CDHD
    Authors
    Lorna E. Thorpe
    Marc N. Gourevitch
    Neil Kleiman
    Jacqueline Betro
    14 more author(s)...
    Description

    The Congressional District Health Dashboard (CDHD) was launched in 2023 to present actionable and nonpartisan data on health, drivers of health, and health equity for all 435 congressional districts across the United States and Washington DC. Like the City Health Dashboard, available metrics include health outcomes, social and economic factors, health behavior, physical environment, and clinical care...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    COVID-19
    Health Policy
    Health Status
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All