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Healthcare, the body, medicine, medical research, pharmacology, anatomy, etc

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Validity, Utility and Cost of Clinical Tests

Medical tests are characterized by validity, utility and cost: Validity is the probability that the test results are correct. Utility is the usefulness of having correct results (e.g. how much life-...
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Protected health information in different countries

I'm looking for a dataset that would gather the different categories of protected health information (PHIs) in different countries. I am only interested in electronic health records. For example, in ...
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Data Set request: Blood donation data

Does anyone know where I can find a dataset on blood donations in a given country or area with demographic information like household income ect.? (Edited to be in line with the sites policy on data ...
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Is there an API for drug approval packages from the FDA?

I am building an application where we'd like to reuse information from drug approval packages (Example). The FDA API does not have a query interface for drug approval packages. Is there an ...
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Publicly available dataset of physician notes

I am looking for a publicly available data set of physician notes that describe medical reasoning, ideally freetext indexed by the level of training of the author. MIMIC-III has physiologic data, ...
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Database of powered mobility device (wheelchairs, etc) activity logs?

I would like to know if there exists a publicly accessible collection of activity logs of powered mobility device usage by elderly/disabled individuals. Specific contents I'm after are user input ...
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NMMAPS availability?

The National Morbidity, Mortality, and Air Pollution Study (NMMAPS) was a large national study of air pollution and health in the United States. The study examined 108 cities spanning the years from ...
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Where can I find publicly available data on aggregate enrollment in health insurance *before* Medicare?

I'm looking for data on the number/share of people who had private health insurance by age and region (county, for example) before the introduction of Medicare in the United States? As in, before 1965?...
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Overview on hospitals and medical services - in America, Asia, Africa and Europe

I am looking for a overview on hospitals and medical services provided by the public (and also by the private) healthcare sector in Europe, Asia America and Australia. public hospitals private ...
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Bacterial infectious diseases dataset

Does anyone know of a dataset relating: bacteria (not viruses or fungi) infectiousness symptoms ...or something of the sort? I'm looking to classify infectiousness (ie. infectious/not infectious) ...
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Dataset for human body temperature, heart rate and illness

For testing my healthcare project I'm looking for a data set in which the following attributes are present: gender temperature heart-rate illness 1 100 70 high temperature (...
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Existence of a diseases/symptoms database

For a personal project, I am looking for a database containing (possibly) every disease with its associated possible symptoms. Do you know if such a database is available somewhere? Thanks!
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What API can I use to retrieve HealthCare Data?

I am looking for an API which provides the healthcare data of a patient. What I am trying to do is: User logs in to our website. Then the user want to get the CDA data from his/her healthcare ...
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Where to find medical related data?

I am wondering where to retrieve medical related data, particularly those related to Tropical Medicine? It would be wonderful if anyone can suggest where to find these: a.) A collection (I mean ...
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is there an open API for healthcare's medicaid / CHIP eligibility?

I'd like to make a healthcare website that would help customers find their healthcare plans easily. How can I check if the user is eligible for medicaid, or CHIP or medicare? I know how to get the ...
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Risks per medical treatment

I am looking for a data set on risks per medical treatment as many following fields as possible: list of risk factors per medical treatment some quantification of the risk (e.g., an autologous blood ...
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Physionet.org - Sepsis Data Files?

I am searching for "Pre" and "Post" Physiological Data Files from Patients that have Sepsis. They can be in just about any format such as Excel, CSV, etc. but contain a Time Stamp, Heart Rate, BP(s), ...
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Medical text corpus

This should be a simple question to many in the area, but for the life of me I can't find a solution by myself. I need a corpus of medical text for the purposes of training a spell checker which will ...
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Where can I find Nefazadone CBASP dataset?

I am searching for data that was collected as part of the job described in the New England Journal of Medicine article A Comparison of Nefazodone, the Cognitive Behavioral-Analysis System of ...
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Domestic accidents due to exploding plates and bowls

I am looking for a dataset that lists domestic accidents due to plates and bowls exploding due to heat or other factors, put aside direct human/animal mistake (e.g. we ignore cases where a human ...
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Health forum data sets

I am looking for data sets that contain health-related forum posts. Ideally, with as much structured information as possible (post, post timestamp, poster ID, history of edits, etc.). I know I can ...
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Looking for a blood glucose data set for predictive algorithm

Student in data analysis and diabetics, i'm looking for a data set that contains the features below to test some algorithm of prediction (random forest). Where can i get such a data set please ? ...
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Frequent Micro health care data

I need a dataset with some health outcome (like immunization rates or reported disease cases) that is both frequent (weekly or more frequent) and micro-geographic (zip code or finer).
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(Non)Prescription Drug Use Location/Date

I'm doing a data science project that requires information about the use of specific prescription and over-the-counter drugs by location and date. The location data don't have to be US-specific, but ...
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Allergy/Pollen Count Data Set by US city/county/census tract

I am looking for a dataset containing allergy rates or pollen counts for cities/counties/census tracts. Ideally, the dataset would include rates of specific kinds of allergies, or for pollen counts, ...
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Where can I find publicly available data on American dietary habits and food intake during the Great Depression?

I'm looking for detailed data on American dietary habits during during the Great Depression and WWII era, specifically 1930 - 1945. Were there any surveys that collected detailed information, at a ...
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Unique identifiers of US companies as a means of tracking change

I'm a brand new business analyst for a company that currently maintains its second-hand customer list (given by medical distributors, consisting mostly of hospitals, doctor's offices and smaller ...
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2017 Healthcare Data on Primary Care Service Areas, Availability of Primary Care Providers

I will start by saying I am interested in answering a few specific questions namely: Number of Primary Care Providers per 10,000 persons Percentage of areas with Low Primary Care Physician Supply (...
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Yoga, Gym, Fitness API

I have been searching for an API to get the Yoga, Gymnastic exercises details and curriculum with appropriate steps and measures. I am planning to use these details for my upcoming project. As to my ...
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Deaths per year per Pakistan province? (2010-present)

I've been trying to look for data on the number of community health worker deaths in Pakistan, ideally those who were working with polio vaccinations. In particular, I'm trying to look for the number ...
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Long haul flight density at Dulles International Airport

I have an emergency department admission data-set for deep vein thrombosis. Long haul travel is a risk factor for DVT. I would like data on long haul travel to see if there is any correlation with DVT....
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Average height of Shetland Island residents

I am looking for the average height of Shetland Island residents by gender. I am sure it must be out there but for all the data sets with height by location, I have not found the Shetland Islands ...
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Drug coverage by health insurance

I'm looking for a data set containing the copayment of all drugs for the various health insurance operators in the United States.
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Diabetic vs non-diabetic dataset

I'm looking for information for a research. I need some data on a group of diabetic people and a group of non-diabetic people. This is some of the information I need: Age Body mass index Fasting ...
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Cost of retirement housing in the regionally in the UK

I was wondering if anyone knew of a data source that had the cost of retirement housing in the UK split by region or postcode?
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What are the sites to download kidney function datasets?

In desperate need for a site that provides medical datasets around kidney function tests (Kidney failure tests) and kidney failure CT scans (datasets) for my graduation project.
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Given an EmbaseID, is there any way to programmatically retrieve the abstract?

Given an Embase ID (= ID to identify a record in Embase), is there any way to programmatically retrieve the abstract of the corresponding research paper?
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Machine readable format to report results of randomized control trials

Results of randomized control trials are typically reported in free text contained in a PDF or HTML. Are there any proposal of machine readable format to report results of randomized control trials (...
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Injuries caused by celebratory gunfire

I'm looking for a dataset containing injuries caused by celebratory gunfire, if possible with: datetime location victim's demographics shooter's demographics type of weapon What I've found so far: ...
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Physical exercises with muscle activation

I am looking for a dataset containing a list of physical exercises with muscle activation and ideally the reference that quantified the muscle activation. For example, the physical exercises Crunch, ...
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Number of ultrasound machines per country

I am looking for a dataset listing how many ultrasound machines there are each country normalized by the population or number of physicians. Ideally, with some numbers showing the evolution over the ...
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Blood pressure annotated with beat onsets

I am looking for a timeseries dataset containing recording of blood pressure annotated with beat onsets. Example:
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Open databases on how doctors and their patients use technology

I'm on the hunt for some open-source online data resources on healthcare services, preferably that focus on how either MDs and/or their patients perceive the use of IT tools. I hope to find data that'...
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Dataset of spirometric surveys

For a school project I am making an analytical engine for a spirometry platform (pulmanary function test, measuring lung function). The idea is that measurements made with our spirometer ...
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Wiki site for consumer medical device feature comparison tables?

With the increased marketing of sophisticated medical devices to consumers, it would seem that a central repository for public, wiki-based feature comparison tables would be a big help. But AFAICS, ...
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Network of medical treatment comparisons per disease

I am looking for a data set that would contain one network of comparisons between medical treatment, for each medical condition. For example, for lateral epicondylitis (lateral epicondylopathy), one ...
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Data Set for Quantile Regression in Survival Analysis

I am new to Open Data SE and to Survival Regression: I must prepare an essay about using Quantille Regression in Survival Analysis and I have no idea which data would be proper. I think that when I ...
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2D Digital Subraction Angiography

I'm searching the web for an open dataset/database with 2 dimensional medical x-ray images, I can use to perform a DSA quite a while now. Until now I found a good example on http://www.isi.uu.nl/...
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getIFPPlanQuotes - what is InsuranceEffectiveDate?

Why are my results different when I change the InsuranceEffectiveDate field? For example in the below request I changed the InsuranceEffectiveDate from 2015-01-01 to 2016-03-01 and received 50 less ...
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Breast conserving surgery in the US

I'm looking for data on breast conserving surgery in the US. I am specifically researching re-excision/re-operation rates of those who had lumpectomies in the US. Would anyone know where I can get ...