by: ASRM Office of Public Affairs
Published in ASRM Bulletin Volume 16, Number 17
CDC's Latest Assisted Reproductive Technology National Summary Report and National Surveillance System Data Available
CDC has recently published its 2011 Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) National Summary Report. This report uses pooled data from the National ART Surveillance System (NASS) to provide an in-depth picture of the type, number, and outcomes of ART cycles performed in the United States. The report is available here: http://www.cdc.gov/art/ART2011/NationalSummary_index.htm.
Note that CDC is now publishing their data in two separate reports. The Fertility Clinic Success Rates Report contains individual fertility clinic tables, commonly asked questions and an appendix. The National Summary Report uses pooled data presented as graphs and charts to provide an in-depth picture of the type, number, and outcomes of ART cycles performed in the United States.
Preliminary NASS data for cycles performed in 2012 are also now available. http://www.cdc.gov/art/ARTReports.htm
To promote research on trends and outcomes of ART, CDC established a way that researchers outside of CDC can securely access limited, de-identified NASS datasets to conduct analyses. Interested researchers can submit a project proposal for review and approval by CDC. http://www.cdc.gov/art/AccessData.html
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