Tag Glossary

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

A

: Source includes information on study population’s access to health care or health services accessibility

: Source specifically addresses the health of adolescents, defined by the NCBI as “a person 13 to 18 years of age”

: Source specifically addresses the health of African-Americans

: Source includes questions related to aggression, violence, war, conflict, deviant behavior and variants of that theme

: Source includes questions related to study population’s alcohol use.

: Defined as “surgery performed on an outpatient basis. It may be hospital-based or performed in an office or surgicenter” by the NCBI

: Source includes questioned related to study population’s history of anemia

: Source includes questioned related to study population’s history of arthritis

: American Standard Code for Information Interchange is a character-encoding scheme that can be used to format datasets

: Source includes questioned related to study population’s history of asthma

B

: Source includes questions that ask study population about family history of birth defects and/or possible birth defect risk factors

: Source includes information or questions regarding blood disorders or hematologic disease

: Post includes book reference

Built Environment: Man-made resources and infrastructure created to support various aspects of human life, including buildings, roads, food centers, etc.

C

: Source includes information or questions regarding cancer or neoplasms. Some sources include information on in Situ tumors

: Source includes information or questions regarding cardiovascular disease

: Source includes questions regarding caregivers, or caregivers are part of the study population. Caregivers are defined as “persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability” by the NCBI

: Source include census and demographic information such as place of residence, age, sex, race, ethnicity, marital status, place of origin, education, income, etc.

: Source specifically addresses the health of children, typically ages 0-12 years old

: Source includes specific questions about cholesterol

: Source includes specific questions about Chronic Disease, which include diseases such as arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, etc. Chronic Disease is defined as diseases “that are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care” by the NCBI.

: Source includes specific questions about contraception/birth control

: Source includes specific questions about COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

County: Post includes county-level data

D

: Source includes specific questions about depression or a general state of ‘feeling blue’ or ‘feeling down’

: Source includes questions or information regarding study population’s history with diabetes, defined as “a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by hyperglycemia and glucose intolerance” by the NCBI. This tag includes Diabetes Type I and II

: Source includes specific questions about diet, defined as a “regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal” by the NCBI

: Includes disability due to injury, developmental disability, cognitive disability, etc.

Drugs: Post includes information related to drug use, either prescription or illegal. Related to Substance Abuse.

E

eBooks: Electronic books available through Emory Libraries are listed

: Source includes questions about salary, income, class status, investments, ownership, etc.

: Source includes specific questions about education level

: Source includes information about the health and care of an elderly, aging, or geriatric population.

Emergency Preparedness: “Preventive emergency measures and programs designed to protect the individual or community in times of hostile attack.” – NCBI

: Source includes information on the environment or environmental health. Example topics include radon exposure, carbon monoxide exposure, lead poisoning, pollution, sanitation, water supply

: Source includes questions about physical activity level, built environment, etc.

F

: Source includes questions pertaining to family planning. Family planning is defined as “control [of] the number and timing of childbirths” by the NCBI

: Source includes questions regarding the use of folic acid, mostly in context of reproductive health.

G

: Source includes geocoded data that can be used to perform GIS operations

H

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s use of health care

: Source includes information about the cost of health care, including the amount of money paid for the cost of procedures, therapies, and medication

: Source includes questions regarding health care disparities, defined as “differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services” by the NCBI

: Source includes information about health issues related to hearing

: Source includes information about health issues related to high blood pressure, or hypertension

: Source specifically addresses the health of Hispanics

: Source includes information about health issues related to HIV/AIDS

: Source includes information about home health care

: Source includes information about hospitalization, defined as “the confinement of a patient in a hospital” by the NCBI. Includes nursing homes

: Source includes information about health issues related to hypertension,  or high blood pressure

I

Immigration: Post contains information or data related to immigration or migrant patterns of populations

: Source includes information about source population’s history of immunization. Similar topics include: vaccines, vaccinations, immunity, etc.

: Source includes information about various infectious diseases, including topics such as influenza, tuberculosis, gastrointestinal illnesses

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of influenza, or the flu

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of injury, defined as “Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity” by the NCBI. This includes self-inflicted injury, which includes suicide

: Source includes information about health insurance coverage. Insurance is defined as “coverage by contract whereby one part indemnifies or guarantees another against loss by a specified contingency” by the NCBI

International: Post includes information about international populations

K

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of kidney  or renal diseases

L

: Software training/tutorial video library

M

: Source specifically addresses the health of women who are pregnant or care for an infant

: Source includes information about Medicaid, which is defined as “Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons” by the NCBI

: Source includes information about Medicare, which is defined as “Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits” by the NCBI

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of mental health, which includes topics such as depression, schizophrenia, PTSD, ADHD, stress, etc.

: Study is designed to address various American minority populations, including African-Americans and Hispanics

: Source includes information concerning the mortality of the source population. Various sources have link mortality data

Myocardial Infarction: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of myocardial infarctions, or heart attacks

N

: Source includes specific questions about nutrition

O

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s weight, especially those considered obese

: Source includes questions concerning occupational health, which is defined as “the promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment” by the NCBI

: Source refers to an online tutorial or reference

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of oral health

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of osteoporosis

P

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s level of poverty. Poverty is defined as “A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level” by the NCBI

: Source includes questions and information about the study population’s past and present pregnancies, including miscarriages and ectopic pregnancies.

 

Q

: Software program or tool used for qualitative data analysis

: Source includes questions related to Quality of Life, defined as “A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life” by the NCBI

R

: Source includes questions related to Race Relations, defined as “cultural contacts between people of different races” by the NCBI

: Source includes questions related to radon, defined as “A naturally radioactive element with atomic symbol Rn, atomic number 86, and atomic weight 222. It is a member of the noble gas family found in soil, and is released during the decay of radium” by the NCBI. Radon is an element monitored by environmental health agencies.

Religion: Topic includes data covering topics related to religion

: Source includes questions concerning reproductive health, which encompasses topics such as abortions, fertility, contraception, pregnancy, etc.

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of respiratory disease, such as asthma and COPD

S

: Software program for data management, statistical analysis, and reporting

: Source includes information on the study population’s use of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program or SCHIP

: Analysis of previously collected data.

.    – Click here for a copy of the Secondary Data Analysis Worksheet.
.    – Click here for the Tips for a Successful Secondary Data Analysis handout.

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s sexual behavior

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of shingles, or herpes zoster

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of sickle cell anemia

: Source includes questions or information about the sleep habits of the study population

: Source includes linked data from the Social Security Administration (SSA)

: Post includes information related to one or more software programs

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of stroke

: Source includes questions or information about substance abuse or drug abuse

: Post includes information about survey software

T

Teaching dataset: Source contains a data set designed for student use

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s use of tobacco products. Related to smoking

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of tuberculosis

: Post includes some form of online instruction

U

: Source includes questions or information about urban populations

V

: Source includes questions concerning veteran’s health. A veteran is defined as someone who served in the armed forces.

: Source includes questions concerning violence, which is defined as “individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc.” by the NCBI

: Source includes questions or information about the study population’s history of vision disorders or eye disorders

W

: Source includes questions concerning Women’s health

 

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