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Psychology: Data/Statistics

This is a guide to Psychology resources at Alkek Library.

Citing a Data Set

How to cite a data set - from the American Psychological Association Blog.

Statistics and Data Sets

Useful sites for data sets and statistics...

Statistics:

Lists of data sets:

Specific data sets:

  • NHANES:  National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Includes questionnaires, datasets and related documentation.
  • NHIS: National Health Interview Survey from the CDC.  Includes questionnaires, datasets and related documentation.
  • ADD-Health:  The national longitudinal study of adolescent to adult health hosted at the University of North Carolina. 
  • NIF:  The Neuroscience Information Framework is an offshoot of the National Institutes of Health.
  • SAMHDA:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) is searchable on the ICPSR database hosted by the University of Michigan.
  • The Clinical Trials is a registry and results database from the National Institutes of Health.
  • Data.gov has a lot of different types of datasets, including some that are helpful for Psychology.