Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos

What

Multi-center epidemiologic study in Hispanic/Latino populations to determine the role of acculturation in the prevalence and development of disease

Who

16,000 persons of Hispanic/Latino origin, specifically Cuban, Puerto Rican, Mexican, and Central/South American

When

2009 to 2013

Funding

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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About

The Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) is a multi-center epidemiologic study in Hispanic/Latino populations to determine the role of acculturation in the prevalence and development of disease, and to identify risk factors playing a protective or harmful role in Hispanics/Latinos. The study is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and six other institutes, centers, and offices of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) contributed to the first phase of the project.

Datasets from HCHS/SOL were pulled from BioLINCC for the purposes of replicating on the NSRR. Raw polysomnography data are available from the HCHS/SOL Baseline visit and raw actigraphy data are available from the Sueño Ancillary visit.

The full suite of HCHS/SOL datasets can be requested and downloaded through BioLINCC.

Data overview

/actigraphy (introduction)
Wrist-worn actigraphy data from the Sueño Ancillary visit.

/datasets (introduction)
Core data from the Baseline and Sueño Ancillary visits.

/polysomnography (introduction)
Overnight polysomnography data from the Baseline visit.

Protocols and manuals

Equipment

Recent changes

Find a complete list of changes in the CHANGELOG.md

Publications

Citation

When citing this dataset please use:

  1. Dean DA 2nd, Goldberger AL, Mueller R, Kim M, Rueschman M, Mobley D, Sahoo SS, Jayapandian CP, Cui L, Morrical MG, Surovec S, Zhang GQ, Redline S. Scaling Up Scientific Discovery in Sleep Medicine: The National Sleep Research Resource. Sleep. 2016 May 1;39(5):1151-64. doi: 10.5665/sleep.5774. Review. PubMed PMID: 27070134; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4835314.
  2. Zhang GQ, Cui L, Mueller R, Tao S, Kim M, Rueschman M, Mariani S, Mobley D, Redline S. The National Sleep Research Resource: towards a sleep data commons. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 May 31. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocy064. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29860441.
  3. Redline S, Sotres-Alvarez D, Loredo J, Hall M, Patel SR, Ramos A, Shah N, Ries A, Arens R, Barnhart J, Youngblood M, Zee P, Daviglus ML. Sleep-disordered breathing in Hispanic/Latino individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Feb 1;189(3):335-44. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201309-1735OC. PubMed PMID: 24392863; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3977733.
  4. Patel SR, Weng J, Rueschman M, Dudley KA, Loredo JS, Mossavar-Rahmani Y, Ramirez M, Ramos AR, Reid K, Seiger AN, Sotres-Alvarez D, Zee PC, Wang R. Reproducibility of a Standardized Actigraphy Scoring Algorithm for Sleep in a US Hispanic/Latino Population. Sleep. 2015 Sep 1;38(9):1497-503. doi: 10.5665/sleep.4998. PubMed PMID: 25845697; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4531418.

Questions?

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