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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

System of health surveys conducted by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Includes health risk behavior, preventive health, health care access, chronic disease, and injury. Continue reading

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BioLINCC

BioLINCC (Biologic Specimen and Data Repository Information Coordinating Center). Sponsored by the The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to enhance and facilitate further research in cardiovascular, pulmonary and hematologic conditions. Continue reading

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CDC Wonder

CDC WONDER (Wide-Range Online Data for Epidemiological Research) provides access to CDC information resources to researchers and the general public. Continue reading

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Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN)

Public health surveillance system that monitors drug-related hospital emergency departments and drug-related deaths investigated by medical examiners and coroners. Continue reading

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Framingham Heart Study

Long-term cohort study designed with a focus on the incidence and prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Continue reading

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General Social Survey (GSS)

The GSS is designed to record demographic and attitudinal trends of the United States population Continue reading

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Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)

Set of databases concerning: hospital inpatient and emergency department utilization. Continue reading

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Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HHANES)

Health and nutrition survey for national Hispanic population with a breakdown by nationality. Continue reading

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Intergrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS)

A data warehouse created and managed by the Minnesota Population Center. IPUMS contains population and census data from the United States and 238 countries Continue reading

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Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

Inter-University partnership focused on social science research. Continue reading

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Longitudinal Studies of Aging (LSOA)

A multi-cohort study of persons 70+ years of age designed primarily to measure changes in the health, functional status, living arrangements, and health services utilization of older Americans. Continue reading

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Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)

National estimates of health care use and spending, insurance, accessibility of care. Continue reading

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Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS)

To determine expenditures and sources of payment for all services used by Medicare beneficiaries. Continue reading

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Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS)

National study designed to gather data on health status for Medicare Advantage program. Continue reading

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National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)

National survey designed to collect information on the health of United States. Continue reading

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National Latino & Asian American Study (NLAAS)

A national study that aims to provide information on the similarities and differences in mental illness Continue reading

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National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health)

Designed to study how social environments and behaviors in adolescence are linked to health outcomes. Continue reading

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National Nursing Home Survey (NNHS)

A CDC-sponsored series of surveys of United States nursing homes, their services, their staff, and their residents. Continue reading

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Welfare, Children, and Families: A Three-City Study

A multi-prong study focused on the well-being of low-income families in the post-welfare reform era Continue reading

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Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)

Study designed to address the most common causes of death, disability and poor quality of life in postmenopausal women. Continue reading

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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) monitors health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults. Continue reading

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