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Secure Data Center

About

The IRiSS Secure Data Center (SDC) supports a number of targeted research environments and resources to provide access to sensitive and secure data. If you are interested in using the Secure Data Center, contact us at IRiSS-info@stanford.edu.

Director

Matt Snipp directs the IRiSS Secure Data Center.

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The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (also known as Add Health) is a nationally representative study designed to examine how social contexts (such as families, friends, peers, schools, neighborhoods, and communities) influence teens' health and risk behaviors through early adulthood.

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Microdata refers to records about individuals or businesses that are considered confidential and must be handled through different mechanisms than publicly available administrative data.

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TheĀ Federal Statistical Research Data CenterĀ at IRiSS provides access to non-public census microdata in a secure facility.

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The SDC provides secure research facilities for a limited number of individual faculty and graduate student projects that need dedicated, secure space.

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Many other secure data resources are available at Stanford.