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Data Resources for Health Management and Informatics

Health-related datasets in ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research)

Subscription-based Data Archives (free to MU affiliates)

 

ICPSR

Roper Center

Search for datasets by overall topic

Data subject headings

Search topic keywords in dataset abstract

Search for variables in the datasets

"Social Sciences Variables Database"

Search question text using iPoll

Analyze online

Selected datasets only

In search results, look for RoperExplorer symbol RoperExplorer

Download data

All datasets are downloadable.
Choose SPSS, Stata, etc.

In search results, look for RoperExpress symbolRoperExpress


Example path you might take:

  1. Search at the variable level for a specific word of interest
  2. Read the full question to see whether it would work for your project
  3. Check the other questions in the same study if you will be looking for relationships between variables
  4. Open the documentation or codebook to see all the questions in the study and check into methodology

Best Bets for Finding Health Data on the Web

  • re3Data: Registry of Research Data Repositories 
    Search subject-specific data archives as opposed to studies or variables within studies
  • Harvard Dataverse 

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