Database Catalog

The EDRC data catalog contains abstracts of the electronic databases that are currently available for use by Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and MCW-affiliated researchers. Web links provided are intended to guide you to some of the major sources of health research information available on the Internet. Links to these sites do not constitute an endorsement of these organizations or their programs/products by the Epidemiology Data Resource Center or the Medical College of Wisconsin; responsibility for the content of these sites is solely that of their owners.

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Database Listing By Subject

Secondary data available to Medical College of Wisconsin by subject.

Database Listing A-K

Secondary databases with names beginning with the letters A through K.

American Hospital Association Annual Survey of Hospitals

Topic/focus: Cost and Utilization, Healthcare Facilities and Services

Area Resource File (ARF)

Topic/focus: Cost and utilization, Demographics, Healthcare Facilities and Services, Vital Events, Other

Autologous Blood and Marrow Transplant Registry Database (ABMTR)

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry

Census of Agriculture

Topic/focus: Demographics, Other

Cohort Fertility Tables

Topic/focus: Vital Events

Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services, Cost and Utilization

Database Listing L-Z

Databases with names beginning with the letters L through Z.

Demographic Health Survey (DHS)

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry, General Health and Nutrition

Fetal Death Data File

Topic/focus: Vital Events

Health Cost and Utilization Project (H-CUP)

Topic/focus: Cost and Utilization, Healthcare Facilities and Services

Health, United States

Topic/focus: Behavior, Cost and Utilization, Demographics, General Health and Nutrition, Healthcare Facilities and Services, Vital Events, Other

Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HHANES)

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series

Topic/focus: Demographics

International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry Database (IBMTR)

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry

KIDS COUNT

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition, Behavior

Kids' Inpatient Database (KID)

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services, Cost and Utilization

MarketScan Research Databases

Topic/focus: Commercial and Medicare Supplemental Claims & Encounters

Matched Multiple Birth Data Set (MMB)

Topic/focus: Demographics

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)

Topic/focus: Cost and Utilization, Healthcare Facilities and Services

Medicare Healthcare Cost Report Information System (HCRIS)

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilites and Services, Cost and Utilization

Natality Data Set

Topic/focus: Vital Events

National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS)

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services

National Automotive Sampling System (NASS)

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry

National Electronic Injury Surveillance System

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition

National Health Examination Survey (NHES), Cycle I

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition

National Health Examination Survey (NHES), Cycle II

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition

National Health Examination Survey (NHES), Cycle III

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition

National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition

National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Multiple Cause-of-Death Public Use Data File

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition, Vital Events

National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) State Data Files

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition

National Home and Hospice Care Survey (NHHCS)

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services

National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS)

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services

National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS)

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services

National Immunization Survey (NIS)

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services

National Longitudinal Survey (NLSY)

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition, Behavior, Other

National Nursing Home Survey (NNHS)

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services

National Survey of Ambulatory Surgery (NSAS)

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services

National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition

National Survey of Children’s Health

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition

National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), 2006 - 2010

Topic/focus: Behavior, General Health and Nutrition

National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), Cycle 6

Topic/focus: Behavior, General Health and Nutrition

National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), Cycle IV 1990 Telephone Re-Interview

Topic/focus: Behavior, General Health and Nutrition

National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), Cycles 1-5

Topic/focus: Behavior, General Health and Nutrition

National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB)

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry

National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS)

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry

Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS)

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services, Cost and Utilization

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Health Data

Topic/focus: Cost and Utilization, Demographics, General Health and Nutrition, Healthcare Facilities and Services, Vital Events, Other

Perinatal Mortality Data File

Topic/focus: Vital Events

School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS)

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition, Other

SEER-Medicare

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry

State of Aging and Health Report

Topic/focus: Behavior, General Health and Nutrition

Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW)

Topic/focus: General Health and Nutrition

U. S. Census Bureau Data

Topic/focus: Demographics, Other

U.S. Nursing Home Information and Registry

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services

Uniform Crime Reporting Statistics

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry

Web-Based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS)

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry, Vital Events

Wide-Ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research (CDC WONDER)

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry, Vital Events, Other

Wisconsin Cancer Reporting System (WCRS)

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry

Wisconsin CODES

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry

Wisconsin Crash Facts

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Data

Topic/focus: Demographics, Other

Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) Information Center

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services

Wisconsin Interactive Statistics on Health (WISH)

Topic/focus: Demographics, Vital Events, Disease - Specific / Registry

Wisconsin Nursing Homes

Topic/focus: Healthcare Facilities and Services

Wisconsin Violent Death Reporting System (WVDRS)

Topic/focus: Disease - Specific / Registry, Vital Events

World Health Organization (WHO)

Topic/focus: Behavior, Vital Events, Demographics

ZIP Code Business Patterns (ZBP)

Topic/focus: Demographics

Category Descriptions

Explanation of the categories used to describe the secondary databases.

 

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