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  • Mexican Family Life Survey | DuPRI
    Media Announcements Conferences and Workshops Duke Events Calendar Contact Fulltext search Home Research Research Projects and Groups Mexican Family Life Survey Mexican Family Life Survey The Mexican Family Life Survey MxFLS is an ongoing longitudinal survey of individuals households families and communities in Mexico The baseline conducted in 2002 interviewed over 35 500 individuals of all ages living in over 8 440 households The first follow up took place in 2005 and 2006 while the second took place in 2009 2013 Close to 90 percent of original household members were re interviewed in both waves The study collects a broad array of socioeconomic demographic and health indicators from each respondent including an extensive battery of biomarkers The survey follows all respondents including those who move to the United States and those who subsequently return to Mexico The data provide unparalleled opportunities to test hypotheses about the lives of migrants and their families who stay in Mexico The study received the First Latin American Regional Award for Innovation in Statistics from the World Bank This project has received funding from numerous Mexican and U S agencies including the NICHD and NIA as well as several foundations The project is led by

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/research-project-group/mexican-family-life-survey (2016-02-13)
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  • Multiple Cause of Death (MCD) data file | DuPRI
    certificate reports for individual decedents of all death occurring in the U S and U S territories during 1959 2005 In total the file includes more than 96 million individual death certificate records Each record in the MCD file includes data on the underlying cause and multiple causes of death The data include date of death geographic location region state county division of death residence of the deceased region state

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/research-project-group/multiple-cause-death-mcd-data-file (2016-02-13)
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  • Study of the Tsunami Aftermath and Recovery (STAR) | DuPRI
    Groups Study of the Tsunami Aftermath and Recovery STAR Study of the Tsunami Aftermath and Recovery STAR STAR has continued to field and analyze a multi wave longitudinal survey with biomarker measures of some 40 000 individuals in the December 26 2004 tsunami affected areas of Sumatra and nearby comparison areas Baseline data were collected in February 2004 prior to the tsunami The first re survey took place between May 2005 and May 2006 Survival status was ascertained for 96 percent of the respondents to the 2004 baseline and interviews were conducted with 94 percent of known survivors Annual follow up surveys have focused on the evolution of well being during the reconstruction phase By re interviewing the same respondents annually for five years after the tsunami and again 10 and 12 years after the tsunami the project provides evidence on the longer term consequences of the tsunami on a broad array of indicators of well being read article about the 2014 follow up These analyses trace the reconstruction of lives and livelihoods in the aftermath of the disaster paying particular attention to the roles of own and family resources kinship and social networks community strength and receipt and leveraging

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/research-project-group/study-tsunami-aftermath-and-recovery-star (2016-02-13)
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  • Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) | DuPRI
    Workshops Duke Events Calendar Contact Fulltext search Home Research Research Projects and Groups Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results SEER Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results SEER The Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results SEER database of the National Cancer Institute is an authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and survival in the United States SEER began in 1973 and captures approximately 14 of the US population the expansion registries increase the coverage to approximately 26 The information collected about each incident of cancer diagnosis includes the patient s demographic characteristics date of diagnosis data about up to 10 diagnosed cancer cases e g histology stage and grade type of surgical treatment and radiation therapy recommended or provided within 4 months of diagnosis follow up of vital status and cause of death if applicable The SEER Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results Medicare data file includes over 2 4 million Medicare eligible persons appearing in the SEER data from the National Cancer Institute through 2002 and their Medicare claims through 2005 and combines clinical information from population based SEER cancer registries with claims information from the Medicare As a complement to the SEER Medicare data there are Medicare files for a random sample

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/research-project-group/surveillance-epidemiology-and-end-results-seer (2016-02-13)
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  • The Add Health Parent Study | DuPRI
    UNC s Carolina Population Center are leading the Add Health Parent Study Add Health PS designed to analyze the social behavioral and biological traits of parents of respondents in the ongoing National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health Add Health Add Health PS will leverage the rich longitudinal and biomarker data on the original Add Health respondents and original parent interviews to capture for the first time biological genetic and social

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/research-project-group/add-health-parent-study (2016-02-13)
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  • Week in the Life Study | DuPRI
    devices to understand how adolescents daily experiences affect their mental and physical well being in everyday life In doing so the study aims to answer the following questions What are the most frequently experienced stressors negative events and uplifts positive events in adolescents daily lives What effects do these everyday stressors and uplifts have on adolescents behavior self regulation and health Can individual differences such as personality and genetics help

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/research-project-group/week-life-study (2016-02-13)
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  • Duke Social Security/Medicare Dataset | DuPRI
    Workshops Duke Events Calendar Contact Fulltext search Home Research Research Projects and Groups Duke Social Security Medicare Dataset Duke Social Security Medicare Dataset The Duke Social Security Medicare Dataset consists of Master Beneficiary Records from Supplementary Medical Insurance program Medicare Part B merged by social security number to records from the Numerical Identification Files NUMIDENT of the Social Security Administration The data are serviceably complete from 1976 2001 There are over 70 million records in the dataset covering 95 of the population aged 65 years and older Because enrolment requires proof of age age validity is high compared with other data sources for the US elderly population In addition to race sex and age information includes entitlement status primary versus auxiliary beneficiary zip code of the place of residence and place of birth including foreign countries An advantage of using this dataset is that death and population counts are based on the same data source Under the agreement between Duke University and SSA the data have been compiled by and can be used for 2 grants James Vaupel PI on oldest old mortality PO1 AG08761 and mortality surface analysis RO1 AG18444 until June 30 2009 Vaupel intends to request permission

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/research-project-group/duke-social-securitymedicare-dataset (2016-02-13)
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  • Medicare Claims Data | DuPRI
    Groups Medicare Claims Data Medicare Claims Data The Medicare Claims Data Medicare is the primary health insurer for 97 of the US population aged 65 years All Medicare beneficiaries receive Part A benefits which cover inpatient care in short and long stay hospitals skilled nursing facilities home health and hospice care 95 of beneficiaries also subscribe to Medicare Part B to obtain benefits that cover physician services outpatient care durable

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/research-project-group/medicare-claims-data (2016-02-13)
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