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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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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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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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County Health Rankings

County rankings are based on a model that includes factors such as environment, socioeconomic factors, access to healthcare, and health behaviors of the county population. 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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Health Indicators Warehouse

Data hub for the Department of Health and Human Services 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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National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

National survey designed to assess health and nutritional status of US. 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 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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Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)

Collects state-specific, population-based data on maternal attitudes and experiences before, during, and shortly after pregnancy. 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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