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  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

    Alternate Title(s)
    BRFSS
    Description

    The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services. BRFSS collects data in all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories. BRFSS collects state data about U.S. residents...

    Subject
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • Vizient (formerly University HealthSystem Consortium)

    Alternate Title(s)
    UHC, University Hospital Consortium, CDB/RM
    Description

    Vizient (formerly University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC)) hosts the Clinical Data Base/Resource Manager (CDB/RM), which provides risk-adjusted encounter information and line-item transactional detail in the context of patient outcomes and resource utilization. CDB/RM also provides: comparative inpatient and outpatient data from more than 100 medical centers, affiliated community hospitals, major...

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Health Care Costs
    Quality of Health Care
    Risk Factors
  • New York City Community Health Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    CHS, NYC CHS
    Description

    The New York City Community Health Survey (CHS) is a telephone survey conducted annually by the DOHMH, Division of Epidemiology, Bureau of Epidemiology Services. CHS provides robust data on the health of New Yorkers, including neighborhood, borough, and citywide estimates on a broad range of chronic diseases and behavioral risk factors.

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • 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
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • 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
  • Treatment Episode Data Set

    Alternate Title(s)
    TEDS
    Description

    The Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) is a national census data system of annual admissions (TEDS-A) to and discharges (TEDS-D) from substance abuse treatment facilities. TEDS collects this data from the States on all admissions and discharges aged 12 or older. TEDS provides information on service setting, treatment details, and demographic variables.

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Health Status
    Population Characteristics
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • Drug Abuse Warning Network

    Alternate Title(s)
    DAWN
    Description

    The Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) is a nationally representative public health surveillance system that continuously monitors drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs). A DAWN case is any ED visit involving recent drug use that is implicated in the ED visit. The dataset includes demographics, up to 16 drugs involved in the ED visit, toxicology confirmation, route of administration,...

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All
  • Atherosclerosis Risk in Community Study

    Alternate Title(s)
    ARIC
    Description

    The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study is a prospective epidemiological study conducted in four U.S. communities. ARIC is designed to investigate the causes of atherosclerosis and its clinical outcomes, and variations in cardiovascular risk factors, medical care, and disease by race, gender, location, and date. ARIC consists of two parts: a Cohort Component and a Community Surveillance Component....

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Population Characteristics
    Quality of Health Care
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Fee Required
    Application Required
  • National Survey of Drug Use and Health

    Alternate Title(s)
    NSDUH
    Description

    The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) provides national and state-level data on the use of tobacco, alcohol, illicit drugs (including non-medical use of prescription drugs) and mental health in the United States. This annual survey involves interviews with approximately 70,000 randomly selected individuals aged 12 and older. NSDUH is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

    Subject
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Free to All