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  • 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
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

    Alternate Title(s)
    BRFSS
    Description

    The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a collection of health-related telephone surveys distributed to United States 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
  • 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
  • Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    ARIC
    Authors
    Christie Ballantyne
    Lloyd Chambless
    Josef Coresh
    Matthew Davis
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    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
    Free to All
    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Saul Blecker
  • Project Tycho

    Description

    Project Tycho includes data from all weekly notifiable disease reports for the United States and elsewhere dating back to 1888. It includes data counts for 58 diseases and 92 conditions; the availability of data varies by condition and location. Data are available as pre-compiled datasets, through a data query system, and through an API. Pre-compiled datasets include 92 datasets on specific diseases...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Infectious Disease
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • World Trade Center (WTC) Health Registry

    Description

    The WTC Health Registry is an ongoing epidemiological cohort study created as a public health response to 9/11. The Registry includes multiple waves of surveys that are conducted approximately every 3 years. A fourth follow-up survey (Wave 5) was completed between 2020 and 2021. Data is available for: Wave 1 Adult Survey (2003-2004) Wave 2 Adult Survey (2006-2008) Wave 3 Adult Survey (2011-2012)...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Anna Nolan
    Mitchell Cohen
  • 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
  • Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health across the US Risk Factor Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    REACH US Risk Factor Survey
    Description

    The Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) effort to eliminate ethnic and racial health disparities. The REACH US Risk Factor Survey was conducted annually between 2009 and 2013 in order to monitor progress and achievements in the REACH US program. Survey participants were recruited from 28 REACH US grantee communities...

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Laura Wyatt
  • NYU Dataset

    Reaching Immigrants through Community Empowerment

    Alternate Title(s)
    Project RICE
    Authors
    Nadia S. Islam
    Jennifer M. Zanowiak
    Laura Wyatt
    Description

    Project RICE was a five-year, community-driven initiative to promote diabetes prevention among Korean and South Asian American immigrants at risk for diabetes in New York City using a community health worker (CHW) model approach. Project RICE consisted of two phases, a descriptive study completed in 2010 that informed the design of the pilot intervention and the intervention itself. The descriptive...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required