Consortium of 325 institutions working together to acquire and preserve social science data. Maintained at University of Michigan, ICPSR receives, processes, and distributes data on social phenomena in 130 countries. Includes survey data, census records, election returns, economic data, and legislative records. Direct download access to data sets requires the creation of a personal account. In addition, analysis of ICPSR data sets requires the use of specialized software. For more information on this process, please consult the ICPSR Get Help page or contact the Library Data Lab.
Direct download access to data sets requires the creation of a personal account. In addition, analysis of ICPSR data sets requires the use of specialized software. For more information on this process, please consult the ICPSR Get Help page or schedule an appointment with the Library Data Lab.
Oversees the integration of gender, equity and human rights into healthcare programmes and policies across the different programme areas that make up the World Health Organization. Site includes over 100 downloadable publications and documents
There are several standardized instruments that are frequently used in our research. Several of these instruments have been translated into a number of different languages according to the location of participating research centres. The instruments below are available in English and several other languages, and may be useful to researchers, clinicians and other health professionals. Translation of instruments from English was performed according to a standard translation protocol.
The WHOQOL is a quality of life assessment developed in an attempt to develop a quality of life assessment that would be applicable cross-culturally. Adaptations have been developed for people with HIV (WHOQOL-HIV) and an additional 32 item instrument has been developed to assess aspects of Spirituality, Religiousness and Personal Beliefs (WHOQOL-SRPB).
The World Health Survey was implemented by WHO in 2002–2004 in partnership with 70 countries to generate information on the health of adult populations and health systems. The total sample size in these cross-sectional studies includes over 300 000 individuals. Survey materials and data are available through the WHO World Health Survey Data Archive.