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.
This study was a federally mandated customer service evaluation of services received from Wisconsin Job Centers.
The NCS is the largest study ever done to examine the effects of environmental influences on the health and development of over 100,000 children nationwide, following them from before birth, to age 21.
This longitudinal survey of senior women who have undergone breast surgery related to cancer was fielded between 2005 and 2008. The survey design involved 4 waves of telephone surveys with women over age 65 in the states of New York, Florida, Illinois, and California.
The UWSC has conducted ten focus groups on people’s experiences as they decide how to handle economic or legal problems in their lives.
This telephone survey is conducted with students from midwestern high schools, who participated in an in school research project during their civics classes.
The purpose of this survey is to further explore the linkages among various aspects of public response to new technologies and scientific developments, such as nanotechnology, and to track how public awareness of these technologies is changing over time.
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.
This project is a national, random digit-dialed telephone survey of 2,800 community-living U.S. adults between the ages of 35 and 89 to collect information on health-related quality of life.
The purpose of this survey is to explore the linkages among various aspects of public response to new technologies and scientific developments, such as nanotechnology.