Citing NSHAP in Publications

Have you used NSHAP data?

Read below for some helpful information on how to cite NSHAP from the data producers. 

The National Social Life Health and Aging Project is supported by the National Institutes of Health. Each publication, press release, or other document about research supported by an NIH award must include an acknowledgment of NIH award support.


When submitting a publication using NSHAP data, please keep in mind the following conditions of NSHAP data use:
1. Acknowledge NIH support
2. Appropriately cite the data used in the methods section of your manuscript
3. Comply with the NIH Public Access Policy. Compliance with this policy, is solely the responsibility of the authors and not NSHAP staff. For more information, see NOT-OD-08-033 and the Public Access website: http://publicaccess.nih.gov/.


Sample text for acknowledging NIH Support


NSHAP Wave 1:
The National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project is supported by the National Institutes of Health, including the National Institute on Aging, the Office of Women’s Health Research, the Office of AIDS Research, and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (R01AG021487). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

NSHAP Wave 2 and Partners:

The National Social Life, Health and Aging Project is supported by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institutes of Health (R37AG030481; R01AG033903). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.


NSHAP Wave 3 and New Cohort:
The National Social Life, Health and Aging Project is supported by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institutes of Health (R01AG043538; R01AG048511; R37AG030481). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.


NSHAP, acknowledging all waves:
The National Social Life, Health and Aging Project is supported by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institutes of Health (R01AG021487; R37AG030481; R01AG033903; R01AG043538; R01AG048511). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.


Suggested citation for NSHAP data


NSHAP Wave 1:
Waite, Linda J., Edward O. Laumann, Wendy Levinson, Stacy Tessler Lindau, and Colm A. O'Muircheartaigh. National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP): Wave 1. ICPSR20541-v6. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2014-04-30. doi:10.3886/ICPSR20541.v6


NSHAP Wave 2 and Partners:
Waite, Linda J., Kathleen Cagney, Benjamin Cornwell, William Dale, Elbert Huang, Edward O. Laumann, Martha McClintock, Colm A. O'Muircheartaigh, and L. Phillip Schumm. National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP): Wave 2 and Partner Data Collection. ICPSR34921-v1. Ann Arbor,
MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2014-04-29. doi:10.3886/ICPSR34921.v1


NSHAP Wave 3 and New Cohort:
Waite, Linda J, Kathleen Cagney, William Dale, Louise Hawkley, Elbert Huang, Diane Lauderdale, Edward O. Laumann, Martha McClintock, Colm A. O’Muircheartaigh, and L. Phillip Schumm. National Social Life, Health and Aging Project (NSHAP): Wave 3. ICPSR36873-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2017-10-25. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36873.v1

 

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