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    Health Surveys

    Instruments and scoring instructions for many major health services surveys are available from the RAND Health Care website.

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    RAND State Statistics

    RAND State Statistics is an expansive source of valuable social science data that covers a wide range of areas, including employment, energy, K-12 education, health and health care, business and economics, and crime.

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    RAND Texas Statistics

    RAND State Statistics is an expansive source of valuable social science data about Texas that covers a wide range of areas, including energy; labor force, employment, and earnings; K-12 education; crime, prisons, and courts.

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    RAND California Statistics

    RAND State Statistics is an expansive source of valuable social science data about California that covers a wide range of areas, including the environment, health and health care, employment, transportation, and criminal justice.

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    RAND New York Statistics

    RAND State Statistics is an expansive source of valuable social science data about New York that covers a wide range of areas, including business and economics, higher education, energy, health and health care, and wealth and poverty.

  • Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey

    The Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey (L.A.FANS) studies adults, teens, children, and neighborhoods in Los Angeles County. Survey data were collected in 2000-2001 and 2006-2008 and are available to researchers for public use.

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    Health and Retirement Survey

    The Health and Retirement Study is a longitudinal survey of the elderly dating to 1992. With the support of the National Institute on Aging and Social Security Administration, RAND has made five data sets available for researchers.

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    Managed Health Care Survey Categorizes Critical Elements of Public Sector Arrangements

    This RAND Health survey captures key differences between managed and "unmanaged" care as well as differences among managed care arrangements, and it includes six domains predicted to have an impact on access, service utilization, costs, and quality.

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    Longitudinal Survey Explores Indonesian Family Life

    The Indonesian Family Life Survey is an ongoing, longitudinal survey begun in 1993 that represents about 83% of the Indonesian population and includes over 30,000 individuals living in 13 of the country's 27 provinces.

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    Survey Data Provide Insights into Malaysian Family Life

    The Malaysian Family Life Surveys were conducted in 1976-1977 and 1988-1989. The surveys collected detailed current and retrospective information on family structure, fertility, economic status, education, and more from a partially-overlapping sample of more than 4,000 individuals and households.

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    Survey Examines Rural Guatemalan Attitudes toward Childhood Illness and Pregnancy

    The Guatemalan Survey of Family Health was designed to examine the way in which rural Guatemalan families and individuals cope with childhood illness and pregnancy, and the role of ethnicity, poverty, social support, and health beliefs in this process.

  • RAND Database of Worldwide Terrorism Incidents

    With over 36,000 incidents of terrorism coded and detailed, the quality and completeness of the RDWTI is unparalleled, as it is built from the research of RAND staff with regional expertise, relevant language skills, and in-country field work experience.

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    Partners in Care Study Instruments

    Measures were fielded as part of "Partners in Care," a trial conducted to determine whether primary care clinics could implement practical programs for improving depression care for adults and to assess whether such programs could reduce disparities in care for minorities in comparison to usual care.

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    Student Traumatic Experience Recovery Toolkit

    RAND has released a toolkit that shows how to provide school-based mental health programs for students exposed to violence, natural disasters and other traumatic events. The toolkit will enable schools to help students displaced by natural disasters like Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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    Survey of Pesticide Use During the Gulf War

    RAND conducted a survey designed to quantify the use of pesticides by the average U.S. military service member during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm between August 1990 and July 1991.

  • RAND Health Insurance Experiment

    The RAND Health Insurance Experiment was a 15-year, multimillion-dollar effort that encouraged the restructuring of private insurance, helped increase the stature of managed care, and shaped current understanding of how cost sharing affects health care use and health outcomes.

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