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NIH CRISP Data 1972-1995


The NIH CRISP (Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects) is a searchable database of federally funded biomedical research projects conducted at universities, hospitals, and other research institutions.

These data are described in

"The Allocation of Public Funds for Biomedical R&D," Frank R. Lichtenberg, The AEI Press, 1999

ALL USERS OF THE DATA SHOULD READ THIS PAPER AND CITE IT AS THE SOURCE OF THE DATA

The raw grant data files are quite large. There are 1972 file has 1,707,365 lines and the 1995 file has 3,954,179 lines.
The CSV files contain the grant number (in three parts), amount, description codes, description emphasis (primary, secondary, tertiary) and text description.
2-N01-AH04094-04.txt is the first grant from the 1972 raw grant file. 2-N01-AH04094-04.csv shows how it is represented in the CSV file.
Grants can also be viewed online at http://crisp.cit.nih.gov

1995 is the last year for this data because it is the last year the amount of the grant was included in NIH CRISP.

To download files in Internet Explorer, right click on them and select "Save Target As...".

Updates and changes.


CRISP Thesaurus and Tree

The CRISP thesaurus history shows which description codes are used when and their text description.

The 1996 CRISP thesaurus tree CSV file and original TXT file shows how the codes are arranged hierarchically.

This SAS program was used to read the data.

Year
Raw Grant Data
Description Codes and Amounts
in Comma-separated variable CSV files
1972 FY1972.Z 1972.csv
1973 FY1973.Z 1973.csv
1974 FY1974.Z 1974.csv
1975 FY1975.Z 1975.csv
1976 FY1976.Z 1976.csv
1977 FY1977.Z 1977.csv
1978 FY1978.Z 1978.csv
1979 FY1979.Z 1979.csv
1980 FY1980.Z 1980.csv
1981 FY1981.Z 1981.csv
1982 FY1982.Z 1982.csv
1983 FY1983.Z 1983.csv
1984 FY1984.Z 1984.csv
1985 FY1985.Z 1985.csv
1986 FY1986.Z 1986.csv
1987 FY1987.Z 1987.csv
1988 FY1988.Z 1988.csv
1989 FY1989.Z 1989.csv
1990 FY1990.Z 1990.csv
1991 FY1991.Z 1991.csv
1992 FY1992.Z 1992.csv
1993 FY1993.Z 1993.csv
1994 FY1994.Z 1994.csv
1995 FY1995.Z 1995.csv

E-mail Jean Roth to report errors or problems.

Last Update: May 7, 2007 Created by Jean Roth April 25, 2007

 
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