Provider: The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
Extras Administration: Certificate of Confidentiality
Language from Contract:
VI. Research subjects who participated in Add Health are protected by a certificate of confidentiality issued by the Department of Health and Human Services in accordance with the provisions of section 301(d) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. § 241(d)). Institution is considered to be a contractor or cooperating agency of UNC-Chapel Hill under the terms of the Confidentiality Certificate; as such, Institution, Investigator, and Research Staff are authorized to protect the privacy of the individuals who are the subjects of Add Health by withholding their identifying characteristics from all persons not connected with the conduct of the study. Identifying characteristics are all Add Health Data Files which are defined as sensitive under the terms of this contract.