of 3 Next >
Results Found: 28
  • Area Health Resources Files

    Alternate Title(s)
    AHRF, Area Resource File, ARF
    Description

    The Area Health Resources Files (AHRF) provide current as well as historic data for more than 6,000 variables for each of the nation's counties, as well as state and national data. They contain information on health facilities, health professions, measures of resource scarcity, health status, economic activity, health training programs, and socioeconomic and environmental characteristics. In addition,...

    Subject
    Health Care System
    Medical Education
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • 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
    Free to All
    Fee Required
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Saul Blecker
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

    Asian American Community Health Resources and Needs Assessment 2004 - 2006

    Alternate Title(s)
    CHRNA
    Authors
    Simona Kwon
    Laura Wyatt
    Chau Trinh-Shevrin
    Description

    The Community Health Resources and Needs Assessment (CHRNA) project is a large-scale health needs assessment in diverse, low-income Asian American communities in New York City. The project uses a community-engaged and community venue-based approach to assess existing health issues, available resources, and best approaches to meet community health needs. Questions asked in the CHRNAs assess various...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Mental Health
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
  • Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Data

    Alternate Title(s)
    SEER
    Description

    The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and survival in the United States. SEER collects data on cancer incidence and population data associated by age, sex, race, year of diagnosis, and geographic area from registries across the country, covering approximately 48% of the national...

    Subject
    Cancer
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Danil Makarov
    Judith Goldberg
    Peter Liang
  • NYU Dataset

    Diabetes Research, Education, and Action for Minorities

    Alternate Title(s)
    DREAM
    Authors
    Nadia S. Islam
    Laura Wyatt
    Chau Trinh-Shevrin
    Description

    The DREAM (Diabetes Research, Education, and Action for Minorities) Project is a community-based participatory research study designed to improve diabetes control and diabetes-related health complications among Bangladeshis living with Type 2 diabetes in New York City. A pilot intervention was conducted in 2010 (non-randomized), followed by a full intervention from 2011 to 2016. The pilot intervention...

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Health Care System
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Access Rights
    Application Required