Title

Pittsburgh Cold Study 3 (PCS3)

Document Type

Dataset

DOI

10.1184/RDL/1509015

Department

Psychology

Description

The data contained in the adjoining files are derived from the Pittsburgh Cold Study 3 (PCS3), a prospective viral challenge study conducted from 2007-2011 among healthy volunteers ages 18-55 (mean 30.1; SD 10.9). PCS3 received primary funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID R01 AI066367, Social and Psychological Risk for Infectious Illness) and secondary funding from a National Institutes of Health grant awarded to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center General Clinical Research Center (NIH UL1 RR024153 and UL1 TR000005). PCS3 also received supplemental funding from the following sources: Pennsylvania Department of Health (through a Commonwealth Enhancement Grant), 08-01-2; National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), RC1AT005799 (Challenge Grant); and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Socioeconomic Status & Health. These data are being made available as part of the Common Cold Project, a data aggregation project supported by a grant from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH R01 AT006694-01, Social Ties and Health: Aggregating Data from Five Viral-Challenge Trials). PCS3 study documentation including details of measures used to collect the data and how variables were created can be obtained from the Common Cold Project website (www.cmu.edu/common-cold-project)

Publisher

Carnegie Mellon University

Language

eng

Start Date

2007

End Date

2011

Publication Date

2-1-2015