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Secure Data Center


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


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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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.