of 4 Next >
Results Found: 31
  • 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
  • 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 System
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Erin Rogers
  • 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
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
  • 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
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    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
  • 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
  • Framingham Heart Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    FHS
    Authors
    Vasan S. Ramachandran
    Emelia J. Benjamin
    L. Adrienne Cupples
    R. Curtis Ellison
    7 more author(s)...
    Description

    The Framingham Heart Study (FHS) is an ongoing cohort study dedicated to identifying common factors or characteristics that contribute to cardiovascular disease (CVD). It is a collaborative project of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and Boston University. In 1948, an original cohort of 5,209 men and women between 30 and 62 years old were recruited from Framingham, MA. An Offspring Cohort...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Genomics
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Jaime Ramos-Cejudo
    Niyati Parekh
  • 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
  • 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
    Health Care System
    Health Status
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Author Approval Required