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Secondary Data Sets for the Classroom Environment

Secondary Data Sets for the Classroom Environment

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Secondary Data Analysis

The following table provides a wide range of data sets available for research use. These data resources are arranged by discipline. We will continue to update this page to ensure these links remain live and useful for faculty and students.

Health Sciences and Public Health

Health Sciences and Public Health A very large array of health-related datasets
National Center for Health Statistics - Surveys A range of national health-related surveys
National Center for Health Statistics - Systems Ongoing health surveillance data systems
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Ongoing cancer statistics registry
Foodnet Foodborne Disease monitoring system
National Archive of Comp. Data on Aging Gerontological research data
Human Mortality Index Mortality and transnational population data
Health and Retirement Study Data on aging in the US since 1990
Human Microbiome Project Database of microbiome studies and samples


MO DESE  Missouri DESE education data
Int. Assoc. for Eval. of Educational Achievement Multiple ongoing education research datasets
Early Child Longitudinal Study Program Longitudinal data sets on child development
International Assessment of Adult Competencies Adult Education, Health, and Labor Data
TIMSS & PIRLS Student data in Math, Science, and Reading
Online Education Database Ongoing dataset of education statistics
National Center for Education Statistics US-based education statistics
Stanford Education Data Archive Data on disparities in public education


The Digital Archaeological Record Digital resource for archaeological records
Aboriginal Studies Electronic Data Archive Data on Australian Indigenous studies
Library of Unpublished Field Reports Ongoing collection of field research reports

Social Sciences

Social Sciences
International Social Survey Programme Large, ongoing set of social science surveys
Qualitative Data Repository Repository of qualitative research data
Aging Analyses in Beh. & Social Sciences Range of behavioral surveys related to aging
World Values Survey Transnational research data on values
Uniform Crime Reporting Program FBI crime statistics and data
ICPSR Portal 25,000 social and behavioral research datasets


Roper Center Public Opinion Archive 35,000 public opinion survey datasets
American National Election Studies Datasets on voting and public opinion
US Census Bureau Census and housing data
Harvard Dataverse Searchable repository of datasets
Pew Research Center Publicly available Pew Research data