UWSC conducted a series of focus groups, then launched a pilot effort to collect human microbiome samples, drinking water samples and tests, and a self-administered questionnaire from a subset of Graduate and Sibling participants and their spouses or partners for the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS).
The Wisconsin Early Childcare Study (WECCS) is a validation study designed to examine whether child care providers in the state of Wisconsin with higher ratings are better able to promote healthy development and learning.
The WLS is a unique, large-scale longitudinal study of adults and their families that covers more than half a century of life. It is a valuable resource for research on aging, life course, inter-generational transfers, relationships, family functioning, long term effects of education and cognitive ability, occupational careers, physical and mental well-being, and morbidity and mortality.
Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) is a population-based CDC surveillance system to reduce infant mortality and low birth weight. Started in 1987, PRAMS collects state-specific data on maternal behaviors that will be used for planning and assessing perinatal health programs. UWSC has been conducting the phone follow-up to the mail survey for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services since 2007.
The TEAM Study is a longitudinal study of 700 African Americans with high blood pressure. The study examines the an intervention approach whereby community pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in these five Wisconsin cities help educate patients about their blood pressure, medications and other strategies needed to control blood pressure, and communicate with the patients’ doctors when appropriate.
The goal of this project is to gather information on young adults’ views and eating habits related to fruit and vegetables. The responses will help develop nutrition education materials for young adults.
Boaters were asked to give information about their boating activities and gasoline consumption in a specific two-week period during this summer.
This survey asked questions about frequency of use of the Health Sciences Libraries, satisfaction with the libraries and their hours, importance of certain library services and resources, areas of improvement for the library, and respondent demographics.
This organizational assessment covered hospital accreditation, home care, ambulatory health care, long-term care, and behavioral health care programs.
The UW System Faculty/Instructional Staff Computing Survey was an Internet and mail combination survey, designed to collect information on computer and technology use by faculty and instructional staff at all UW campuses.