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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 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
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    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
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    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
  • 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 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
  • 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
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    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Jaime Ramos-Cejudo
    Niyati Parekh
  • NYU Dataset

    Syndemic Production among Emergent Adult Men: P18 Cohort Study

    Authors
    Perry Halkitis
    Farzana Kapadia
    Description

    This ongoing prospective cohort study examines a wide range of individual, social and structural factors as predictors of risk and resilience for behavioral outcomes (e.g., substance use and sexual activity), mental health conditions (e.g., depression, anxiety) and biological outcomes (e.g., HIV seroconversion, viral and bacterial sexually transmitted infections) in a sample of emerging adult men based...

    Subject
    Infectious Disease
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Author Approval Required