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  • 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 Community Health Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    CHS, NYC CHS
    Description

    The New York City Community Health Survey (CHS) is a telephone survey conducted annually by the DOHMH, Division of Epidemiology, Bureau of Epidemiology Services. CHS provides robust data on the health of New Yorkers, including neighborhood, borough, and citywide estimates on a broad range of chronic diseases and behavioral risk factors.

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Stella Yi
  • 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
  • Monitoring the Future

    Alternate Title(s)
    MTF
    Authors
    Lloyd G. Johnston
    Jerald G. Bachman
    Patrick M. O'Malley
    John E. Schulenberg
    Description

    The Monitoring the Future annual surveys explore trends and changes in important values, behaviors, and lifestyles of contemporary American youth. Each year, nationally representative samples of 8th-, 10th-, and 12th-grade students in the United States are asked to respond to drug use and demographic questions, as well as a subset of topical questions on a variety of subjects such as attitudes toward...

    Subject
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Joseph Palamar
  • 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
  • Drug Abuse Warning Network

    Alternate Title(s)
    Legacy DAWN Data
    Description

    The Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) is a nationally representative public health surveillance system overseen by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that continuously monitors drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs). A DAWN case is any ED visit where recent drug use is a direct or contributing factor for the ED visit. The dataset includes information...

    Subject
    Health Care System
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • Treatment Episode Data Set

    Alternate Title(s)
    TEDS
    Description

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAHMSA) maintains the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS), a national data system of annual admissions (TEDS-A) to and discharges (TEDS-D) from substance abuse treatment facilities in the United States. TEDS collects information on service setting, treatment details, and demographic variables from state agencies on all admissions and discharges...

    Subject
    Health Care System
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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