Monthly Archives: October, 2009

Parenthood in Early Twentieth-Century America

Parenthood in Early Twentieth-Century America Project (PETCAP), 1900-1944,  comprises transcriptions of original handwritten and published materials relating to infant and child care dating from the turn of the century into World War II. There are three types of data in the collection: (1) popular magazine articles, (2) letters to educator and author Angelo Patri (1876-1965) and his replies, and (3) letters to the United States Children’s Bureau, along with the Bureau’s replies.

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Contentious Gatherings in Britain, 1758-1834

Contentious Gatherings in Britain, 1758-1834 records discontinuous, concerted, contentious forms of collective action occurring in the London region from 1758 to 1820 and in Britain as a whole from 1828 to 1834.

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American Housing Survey Microdata

American Housing Survey 2007 National Microdata is provided by the Bureau of the Census.  This survey contains extensive data on housing and demographic variables for over 46,000 households.

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Medicare Health Outcomes

The Medicare Health Outcomes Survey, 1998-2007 is the first patient reported outcomes measure used in Medicare managed care. It is a continuous study that measures the physical and mental health of Medicare beneficiaries over a two-year period.

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Hurricane Katrina Study

The Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group Study is a project to monitor the survivors of Hurricane Katrina.

Follow-up interviews conducted with the Advisory Group members to monitor the pace of recovery, as well as reports prepared for policy-makers, press releases, and digitally recorded oral histories are being posted on the Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group Web site as they become available. Demographic variables include gender, age, race, ethnicity, pre-hurricane residence (place), pre-hurricane type of housing (detached home, mobile home, apartment, etc.), pre-hurricane employment, family income, marital status, education, home ownership (owned with mortgage, owned without mortgage, rented, etc.), where the respondent lived at time of interview, religious preference, and religiosity.

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Evaluation of The Urban Health Initiative: Working to Ensure the Health and Safety of Children

The National Evaluation of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Urban Health Initiative (UHI): Survey of Adults and Youth (SAY), Waves 1-3,1998-2005 is a survey that asked of both parents and their 10-18 year old children, regarding children’s health, safety, perceptions of neighborhoods and schools, family relations, quality of city services, and other issues.

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