Research is the mechanism by which the Family Data Center achieves its mission and objectives. As a data center, our linked population-based data sets can be analyzed with state-of-the-art methodologies. The Center’s work products and research findings are being used to develop national, state, and local policy to improve family health programs and services by documenting longitudinal outcomes, fiscal impact, and cost effectiveness.
The Family Data Center (FDC) provides the following document, Guide for Researchers Seeking to Use Data at the University of Florida Data Center, to assist with accessing and analyzing data.
The results of collaborative research are presented in a variety of formats for different audiences: