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  • Area Health Resources File

    Alternate Title(s)
    AHRF, Area Resource File, ARF
    Description

    The Area Health Resources Files (AHRF) provides current as well as historic data for more than 6,000 variables for each of the nation's counties, as well as state and national data. It contains information on health facilities, health professions, measures of resource scarcity, health status, economic activity, health training programs, and socioeconomic and environmental characteristics. In addition,...

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Health Care Costs
    Population Characteristics
    Quality of Health Care
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • United States Census

    Alternate Title(s)
    Census
    Description

    The Decennial Census provides population estimates and demographic data on the non-institutionalized U.S. population. Summary File 1 data tables provide cross-tabulations of age, sex, households, families, relationship to householder, housing units, detailed race and Hispanic or Latino origin groups, and group quarters. Summary File 2 data tables make information, such as age, relationship and homeownership...

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
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    Free to All
    Fee Required
    Application Required
  • National Longitudinal Study of Youth

    Alternate Title(s)
    NLSY
    Description

    The National Longitudinal Surveys (NLS) are a set of surveys designed to gather information at multiple points in time on the labor market activities and other significant life events of several groups of men and women. The National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NSLY) consists of the NLSY79 (nationally representative sample of 12,686 14-22 year olds) and NLSY97 (nationally representative sample of...

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
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    Free to All
    Application Required
  • Health and Retirement Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    HRS, University of Michigan Health and Retirement Study
    Description

    The University of Michigan Health and Retirement Study (HRS) is a longitudinal panel study that surveys a representative sample of more than 26,000 Americans over the age of 50 every two years. The HRS explores the changes in labor force participation and the health transitions that individuals undergo toward the end of their work lives and in the years that follow, collecting information about income,...

    Subject
    Health Care Costs
    Health Care Utilization
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Access Rights
    Free to all with registration
    Application Required
  • Current Population Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    CPS
    Description

    The Current Population Survey (CPS) is a monthly survey of households conducted by the Bureau of Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It provides a comprehensive body of data on the labor force, employment, unemployment, persons not in the labor force, hours of work, earnings, and other demographic and labor force characteristics.

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
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    Free to All
  • National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health

    Alternate Title(s)
    Add Health
    Authors
    Kathleen Harris
    J. Richard Udry
    Peter S. Bearman
    Description

    The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) is a longitudinal study of a nationally representative sample of adolescents in grades 7-12 in the United States during the 1994-1995 school year. Add Health combines longitudinal survey data on respondents' social, economic, psychological and physical well-being with contextual data on the family, neighborhood, community, school, friendships,...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
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    Free to All
    Application Required
  • Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    Fragile Families
    Authors
    Sara McLanahan
    Irv Garfinkel
    Description

    The Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study is following a cohort of nearly 5,000 children born in large U.S. cities between 1998 and 2000, roughly three-quarters of whom were born to unmarried parents. The Study consists of interviews with both mothers and fathers at birth and again when children are ages one, three and five, plus in-home assessments of children and their home environments at ages...

    Subject
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to all with registration
    Application Required
  • Monitoring the Future

    Alternate Title(s)
    MTF
    Authors
    Lloyd G. Johnston
    Jerald G. Bachman
    Patrick M. O'Malley
    John E. Schulenberg
    Description

    The Monitoring the Future: A Continuing Study of the Lifestyles and Values of Youth annual surveys explore changes in important values, behaviors, and lifestyle orientations of contemporary American youth. Each year, large, distinct, nationally representative samples of 8th-, 10th-, and 12th-grade students in the United States are asked to respond to drug use and demographic questions, as well as to...

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
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    Free to All
  • AMA Physician Masterfile

    Description

    The AMA Physician Masterfile includes education, training and professional certification information on virtually all Doctors of Medicine (MD) and Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) in the United States, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and certain Pacific Islands. It includes current and historical data for more than 1.4 million physicians, residents, and medical students in the United States. This...

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Population Characteristics
    Access Rights
    Fee Required
  • National Youth Tobacco Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    NYTS
    Description

    The National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) provides national data on long-term, intermediate, and short-term indicators key to the design, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive tobacco prevention and control programs. Items measured as part of the NYTS survey include correlates of tobacco use such as demographics, minors' access to tobacco, and exposure to secondhand smoke. The NYTS provides...

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All