November 28, 2013 |Project Tycho® Data Version 1.0.0 Released for Public Access

After four years of data digitization and processing, the Project Tycho® Web site provites open access to newly digitized and integrated data from the entire 125 years history of United States weekly nationally notifiable disease surveillance data since 1888. These data can now be used by scientists, decision makers, investors, and the general public for any purpose. The Project Tycho® aim is to advance the availability and use of public health data for science and decision making in public health, leading to better programs and more efficient control of diseases. Read full press release.

Three levels of data have been made available: Level 1 data include data that have been standardized for specific analyses, Level 2 data include standardized data that can be used immediately for analysis, and Level 3 data are raw data that cannot be used for analysis without extensive data management. See the video tutoral.

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The Project Tycho® database is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the National Institutes of Health

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