Did you know that Falvey Library subscribes to ICPSR, a resource that is just chock-full of data collected from time series, surveys, polls and other research? Don’t be put off by its name. The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research contains a wealth of recent and historical data sets in the areas of nursing and medicine. Most can be imported for analysis into SAS, Stata and SPSS. Here are just a few examples:
Health Reform Monitoring Survey, First Quarter 2014 (ICPSR 35614) and Fourth Quarter 2013 (ICPSR 35621)
National Profile of Local Health Departments, 2013
Text Message Outreach for Complex Patients with Diabetes in Denver, CO, 2011-2012
National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2012 (ICPSR 34968)
Treatment Episode Data Set — Admissions (TEDS-A), 2012 (and past years)
National Home and Hospice Care Survey, 2007 (and past years)
National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2008 (and past years to 1992)
Active for Life: Translation of Physical Activity Programs for Mid-Life and Older Adults, 2003-2007
National Longitudinal Survey of Local Public Health Systems, 1998-2006
National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health), 1994-2008
Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Study (CILS), 1991-2006
Maternal Lifestyle Study in Four Sites in the United States, 1993-2011
International studies available too.
To access ICPSR:
Start at the Falvey homepage.
Click Databases A-Z
Choose Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
For more information: email@example.com
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