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De-identified patient data

Are there any medical or clinical data sources that have de-identified patient data (name, date of birth, sex) as well as basic physical parameters such as weight, or height? I'm specifically ...
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2014 Ebola outbreak dataset

I'm looking for a dataset on the 2014 Ebola outbreak with as many following fields as possible: For each individual contaminated with ebola: Estimated datetime and location of detection Datetime and ...
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Age, Weight and Height dataset

I am trying to get a dataset (preferable worldwide) that has the attributes (height, weight and age). The only decent dataset that I have been able to find was from here: https://stats.stackexchange....
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Deaths by falling coconuts

I am looking for the number of deaths caused by the natural fall of coconuts from trees each year. Number of deaths each year worldwide, estimated if needed Bonus for extra information about each ...
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Where can I find massive and high dimensional survival datasets

I am working on developing some high-dimensional survival analysis methods with R, but I do not know where to find such high-dimensional survival datasets. Could anyone tell me where to find such ...
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Is there a better public version of USA's Social Security Death Master File?

USA data on death can be obtained via Social Security as SSDI (death index) and SSDMF (death master file). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_Security_Death_Index One site http://ssdmf.info offers ...
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What server and technologies can I use to extract data out of Wikipedia's infoboxes (e.g., ATC code for drugs)

Wikipedia is a significant source of data. Data from Wikipedia may be available in various formats via other servers (e.g., SPARQL end point). For a task of extracting all pairs of "ATC code" - "...
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Automobile accident data in the US

A friend's question: Are there data about automobile accidents over the course of a year with daily increments and preferably with a large variety of filters like city, highway, etc?
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Query medicine descriptions API

I am looking for publicly available API for querying medicine's descriptions. For example, if I supply Carbidopa/Levodopa or Sinemet the expected return data (in json or xml format) is a simple ...
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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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Data for “Driving is Why You're Fat” graph

I'm reviewing this Driving is Why You're Fat graph and would like to find the data behind it, preferably the actual data and not just the ranks. The data sources are vaguely cited in the lower right ...
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Looking for datasets of tumor or cancer growth

We are having a school project on a mathematical model of tumor growth. We would like to compare our model to the real data. Despite a lot of search we couldn't find any open data on the web. Hence, ...
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Medical Terminology in Patient Medical Records - Public Data Sets

I am interested in sample data of real patient medical records (anonymized or demographics removed completely) for the purpose of running through NLP system - specifically diagnoses, admissions and ...
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Database of self-inflicted injuries?

I need a database of self-inflicted injuries, their prevalence, age, gender and area distribution and the nature of the injury. This is very specific but could have a huge impact in my research. Any ...
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Where can I get the images data set of skin diseases?

I want to search on images of skin diseases corpus. I need this dataset to index images in my search engine. Please suggest me how and from where i can get those images.
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Hospital originated infections and mishaps

NPR and other news organizations are citing a dataset analyzed by Kaiser from the CDC: Created with Datawrapper Source: Kaiser Health News analysis of CDC data Get the data Would anyone know where ...
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Understanding the population sample represented in CDC WONDER database

I’m trying to understand the population numbers in the CDC WONDER database when querying information regarding STD morbidity. If I build the following query: Age: 20-24 years Disease: All Gender: ...
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A database of drugs and their targets

Do you know if there is any free for commercial and non-commercial project database with drugs information and their targets? For example: Drug name: Paracetamol Chemical Formula: C8H9NO2 Target: ...
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How do I find out how much doctors get reimbursed by medicare for certain procedures?

Financial incentives are often an important driver of people's actions. I want to better understand how different medical procedures get reimbursed in the US by medicare. Unfortunately I couldn't find ...
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Any dataset containing the price/charge that patients “actually” pay for their health care service?

I have looked through several data sources--OSHPD, HCUP, Medicare--looking for any data (restricted or public use) on what uninsured patients "actually" pay (as opposed to what they were initially ...
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Where can I find open data on healthcare quality indicators?

I've been working with HEDIS measures for quality measurement in healthcare in the US, but most of what I have seen is proprietary. I'm interested in reproducible research hence my need for open data. ...
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Vaccination policies

I am looking for a data set containing vaccination policies by country, and if possible by year. Ideally, the vaccination policy would be stored in some machine-readable format.
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College student suicide dataset

I am looking for a dataset listing college student suicides (preferably in the US) with as many following fields as possible: college name date/time age gender major/minor reason of suicide method ...
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Global HIV Incidence Raw Data

All information I can find on global HIV incidence broken down into male/female categories is in the form of already processed charts. I've attempted to find a raw HIV dataset that breaks down into a ...
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Missing medical device recall information? OpenFDA not finding recalls from FDA database

To ensure I was understanding how openFDA works, I have been checking my queries against the searchable medical device recall database the FDA already has (http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/...
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Diabetes patient record data sets?

Are there any data sets of diabetes patient records? Logs of blood sugars, carbohydrate, activity etc plus other stats like age, height, weight.
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Disease and Symptoms Hierarchy

I have a huge list of symptoms (1 million rows+ ). I would like to reduce the data by grouping the symptoms. For example, lower abdominal pain and upper abdominal pain into "abdominal pain" category. ...
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Open Source MRI Image Dataset

I'm working on a voxel-based modelling application and one of the features that I've implemented is a method to do a 3D mesh reconstruction from a series of 2D image slices (similar to an MRI). I've ...
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Do you know where I can find health data sets?

I am new to the world of data science. I was wondering if anyone knew where I can find health datasets? Specifically heart disease data on minorities in the US. Any suggestions or guidance will be ...
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Is there any open data for Emergency Room waiting time?

I am a software engineering student who is thinking to build a Dashboard for ER waiting times. Potentially it could tell your whether a longer trip could still save you time. There's currently no way ...
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Kidney transplant dataset

I'm looking for raw data regarding kidney transplant or any organ transplant in order to perform a survival analysis with random effects given by some kind of attributes such as hospital dimension/...
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Current biohazard/disease outbreak dataset

I am looking for api or dataset that shows current disease outbreaks and/or biohazards around the world. I have not been able to locate this yet.
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Finding data yielded in search results

I am looking to access datasets surrounding Medicaid enrollment, Medicaid buy-in, Medicaid statistics, eligibility criteria, etc. My searches yield plenty of results, but the actual data comes back ...
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How to convert risk adjustment scores into dollar amounts from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey?

I want to take the 2002-2009 Risk Adjustment Scores of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey and convert them to dollar amounts. The documentation has a table for conversion, but since there are ...
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I need a list of medications, diagnoses, and medical terms for a police report auto publication project

I have a project with a police department in Washington State that is about to start where I will be automatically publishing police reports not requiring redaction per the state public records act. I ...
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Raw data on sexual behavior

I am a college students doing a small research project on sexual behavior and was wondering if there was any raw data on sexual behavior that I would be able to access. It would really help me out. ...
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Infectiousness vs. deadliness for various diseases

I'm looking for a dataset of infectiousness vs. deadliness for various diseases and viruses. I was inspired by this visualization from The Guardian. I want to make some variations on this, but can't ...
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Chicago Traffic-Related Fatalities

Where can I find Chicago traffic-related fatalities by day (and also ideally time)?
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Dataset of adulteration incidents

I'm looking for a dataset of adulteration incidents containing as many following fields as possible: name of the adulterant(s) (an adulterant is a substance found within other substances such as food,...
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Alcohol consumption and reaction time

Anybody have a source for experimental data on alcohol consumption and reaction time?
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Where to download a dictionary of medical terms

Can anyone recommend a place to download a dictionary of medical terms in XML or other suitable data format?
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Hospital infection data

I am looking for hospital infection data sets for modelling purposes: time series about infections such as MRSA, VRE, etc. The data set should contain incidence/prevalence time series in a hospital ...