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American Community Survey

A survey designed to assist with resource allocation for American communities. Continue reading

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Atlanta Census Research Data Center (ACRDC)

The ACRDC seeks to provide qualified researchers in the Southeast the opportunity to perform statistical analysis on non-public Census microdata. The ACRDC also provides access to restricted-level files from the CDC. Continue reading

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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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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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The Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS)

The study is designed to investigate the consequences of therapy, genetic associations, disease processes and causation, interventions, and quality of life among childhood cancer survivors. Continue reading

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Data.gov

Government data repository. Available to the public: find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the federal government. 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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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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Health and Retirement Study (HRS)

Study designed to explore the changes in labor force participation and the health transitions that Americans undergo toward the end of their work lives and in the years that follow. Continue reading

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Health Indicators Warehouse

Data hub for the Department of Health and Human Services 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 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 Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP)

A longitudinal study that strives to understand the well-being of older, community-dwelling Americans Continue reading

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National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN)

The survey takes a close look at the health and functional status of children with special health care needs in the U.S. Continue reading

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National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH)

Survey sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration designed to examine the physical and emotional health of children ages 0-17 years of age. Continue reading

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NHANES I Epidemiologic Followup Study (NHEFS)

A national longitudinal study designed to investigate the relationship between the variables accessed in NHANES I and subsequent morbidity, mortality, and hospital utilization. Continue reading

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Social Explorer

An online research tool that features current and historical census data and demographic information Continue reading

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Social Science Electronic Data Library (SSEDL)

A data library designed to host high quality health and science data. 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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World Health Organization

The GHO data repository provides access to over 50 datasets on priority health topics. Continue reading

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