Tag Archives: Poverty

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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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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Detroit Neighborhood Health Study (DNHS)

A multi-year study designed to identify linkages between neighborhood environment and mental health and well-being of Detroit residents. The study also contains an epigenetic portion. 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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International Social Survey Programme (ISSP)

An annual cross-national survey covering social science topics. A new topic is featured each year, but certain topics have been repeated such as Role of the Government, Religion, Environment, Family and Changing Gender Roles. 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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National Immunization Survey (NIS)

Survey conducted by the CDC to monitor childhood immunization coverage. Continue reading

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National Longitudinal Mortality Study (NLMS)

A national, longitudinal, mortality study designed to study the effects of differentials in demographic and socio-economic characteristics on mortality. 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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National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG)

CDC survey designed to gather information on family life, marriage and divorce, reproductive, Men’s and Women’s health. 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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State and Local Area Integrated Telephone Survey (SLAITS)

Collects important health care data at State and local levels for the CDC. Continue reading

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World Bank

The World Bank’s mission is to reduce the world’s poverty. The Data Catalog provides download access to World Bank data sets through their Open Data initiative. 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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