Sage Stats (library database): includes datasets that span all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as all counties, cities, and metropolitan statistical areas dating back more than 20 years. Topics covered include health, social welfare, population, education, and more.
APA List of Datasets and Repositories: an annotated list of datasets and institutional repositories on the American Psychological Association website.
Datasets and Repositories
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA): The lead federal government agency for behavioral health data and research, SAMHDA provides current behavioral health data, research, and reports. Check out their About Us page and Mission page for more information. To get help with your questions or request data, check out their FAQs page or use their Contact Us form.
ICPSR (Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Sciences Research): The largest Behavioral and Social Science data archive in the United States. ICPSR is a unit within the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research and its office is in Ann Arbor. UM-Dearborn is one of ICPSR's 760 member institutions.
NCHS (National Center for Health Statistics): Provides datasets and statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of Americans.
ODUM Dataverse Network: Datasets for a wide variety of Behavioral and Social Science studies.
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