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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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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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Rate of nutrient decay in fruit/vegetable juice

I am looking for a dataset containing rate of nutrient decay in fruit/vegetable juice. It will probably depends how the juice is stored. The juice was made using a personal juicer. The goal is to ...
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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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Dataset of clinical trial accidents

I am looking for a dataset of clinical trial accidents, with ideally: drug tested phase of trial number of casualties, and description of injuries country I am interested in both clinical trials of ...
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Percentage of patients worldwide who have electronic medical records managed by a software company founded in a given country

I am looking for a dataset containing: Percentage of patients worldwide who have electronic medical records managed by a software company founded in a given country. Or even better (since more fine-...
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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 ...
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List of hospital names with their abbreviations

I am looking for a dataset containing: hospital names: either full names or abbreviations (ideally, both) Optionally: location of the hospital (e.g., in which state) size of the hospital (e.g., ...
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RCDC for the fiscal years prior to 2011

How/where do I access estimates of funding for Various Research, Condition, and Disease Categories (RCDC) for the fiscal years prior to 2011? Thanks! Adam
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Hospital Expenditure Dataset

I am looking for a data set containing expenditures of hospital/medical facility, ideally day to day, containing detailed spending information on items, supplies and other costs. Also, if there is ...
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Predictors for AD/senile dementia dataset

I'm looking for some raw datasets about Alzheimer Disease/Senile Dementia. In particular I'd like to investigate the relationship between Physical activity/diet/occupation-education and the ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a data source indicating how long most major surgeries take, and what are the associated risks/outcomes?

I'm looking to play around with statistics around major surgery types; is there a publicly available data source I can work with which lists information such as: types of major surgeries, together ...
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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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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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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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getIFPPlanQuotes - Filters and Maximum Page Size

I need below clarifications regarding these two APIs (getIFPPlanQuotes & getSMGPlanQuotes): 1- Can filter criteria be sent in request? 2- What maximum page size can be returned?
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Looking for the smoking count or rate per census tract in New York State

It seems like this only exists at the county level: https://health.data.ny.gov/Health/PA-Percentage-of-Cigarette-Smoking-Among-Adults-Ma/d4y4-r7hb Thanks for any insight.
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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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Health rated data and information in Ghana and Kenya needed

I am a student from georgetown university. I am doing a research on health instruments sterilization in Ghana and Kenya. I am wondering if any one can help me find the data or information to following ...
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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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Where can I find statistics of polio cases in different countries

I would like to know how many cases of polio were reported in different countries for last 20 years or more. So far I've looked into the WHO webiste and also The Global Polio Eradication Initiative, ...
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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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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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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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List of Pennsylvania Nursing Schools their Addresses, Enrollment, Graduation Rates?

I'm looking for a list of nursing schools in Pennsylvania (PA) along with the addresses, enrollment, and graduation rates. Preferably in a non-scrapable format like JSON or CSV.
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Commercial Medical Diagnostic testing Precision and Accuracy

Since the accuracy and precision (repeatability) of a test is relevant to any decision; how do I find (or phrase) search's to find data on this for commercial clinics? I used to work for an animal ...
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Any databases with this data?

Has anybody seen a medical data set with: clinical data (patient's age, gender, prior history, and stuff like that) biomarkers (blood pressure, blood oxygenation, etc.) genetic data (...
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Raw Clinical Growth Charts height & weight data for age

I'm looking for height & weight data points, with associated age & sex. This is the kind of raw data from which Web percentile calculators derive their calculations.
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Trying to extrapolate patient costs by physician from public Medicare pricing data

I am working on a web application that maps healthcare expenses by providers in a geographic area. Our prototype was previously using mocked data, and I am now trying to replace it with real data from ...
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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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Database of non-packager-specific drug information

DailyMed lets me look up the Structured Product Label files for various medications, and I know that I can download a database of those drug labels from DailyMed here. The Structured Product Labels (...
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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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Where can I find a data set of US Individuals?

I'm looking for a data set of US citizens/residents, etc. With data on things such as age, geographic location, gender, income, marital status, etc. The more the better. Where can I find an ...
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DailyMed RESTful API

I am trying to access the INDICATIONS, CONTRAINDICATIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS, and WARNINGS field using the dailymed API. http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/ However, I cannot seem to find ...
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I'm trying to find international obesity prevalence by year

I'm trying to find international obesity prevalence by year. Does anyone have a source at the country level?
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Eating habits and attitudes

I have a question, which is along the lines of a previously asked one, regarding people's eating habits, ideally a "food journal" type of thing that has data from individuals showing what they ate at ...
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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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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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Is there a way to extract the brand names of drugs available in USA?

RxNorm is a terminology that has a good content. It can be downloaded (after signing a user agreement) from NLM website. But it requires dealing with databases (Oracle or MySQL). Can I parse the file ...
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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" - "...