By registering to download public use data files, you agree that you:
will NOT attempt to identify study participants
will NOT transfer NHATS Public Use data to anyone other than staff or students that you have direct responsibility for. Research collaborators and persons not under your direct supervision are required to submit separate applications in order to obtain access to NHATS public data files.
will NOT allow others to use your username and password to access this site.
will use the data only for scientific research purposes and only for aggregate statistical reporting.
will include the citations below in any publications or research reports based on the NHATS Public Use data:
In text: The National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (grant number NIA U01AG032947) through a cooperative agreement with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
In references: NHATS Public Use Data. (Insert Round or Rounds), sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (grant number NIA U01AG032947) through a cooperative agreement with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Available at www.nhats.org.
will notify NHATS of publications based on NHATS Public Use Data by email (NHATSdata@Westat.com). Include: authors, title of paper, title of journal, book or other venue where published, date of publication.
will destroy any downloaded Public Use data file, as well as any derived data files, if requested to do so.