A new release of the WHI investigator datasets was published September 28, 2018. Data in this release include all outcomes and Extension Study follow-up datasets updated through March 31, 2018.
WHI Data Preparation and Use for details on what has changed.
Access to the investigator datasets is available to researchers who meet at least one of the following criteria:
WHI Principal Investigator
Ancillary Study Principal Investigator with an approved
A former WHI Principal Investigator who was active during the WHI Extensions (2005-2020) for at least one year
A Principal Investigator of an approved
A lead author on an approved
Request Access: Please complete the
WHI Data Use AgreementDownload: If you already have access, sign in using the "Sign In" link at the top of the web page and then choose "Download" from the menu on the left .Get Help: Please contact the
WHI Helpdesk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
March 2018 OutcomesForm 151 - Activities of Daily LifeForm 158 - Supplemental QuestionnaireSpecimen Test ResultsOPACH Study Data
March 2019 OutcomesForm 151 - Activities of Daily LifeForm 159 - Supplemental Questionnaire (Tentative)
Specimen Test ResultsOther TBD
March 2020 OutcomesForm 151 - Activities of Daily LifeSpecimen Test ResultsOther TBD
* Data items included are subject to decisions made close to the release date.
WHI investigators with approved manuscript or ancillary study proposals may access selected confidential data, such as Medicare data or geocode data, using the
WHI VDE. See more information and the application process on the
A subset of the WHI Clinical Trial and Observational Study data is available through
BioLINCC. You do not need a WHI collaborator to access these datasets.
A subset of the WHI phenotype data is available for participants with genetic data deposited in the
dbGaP repository. We can provide limited help with questions related to the data on dbGaP. Please refer to the
dbGap website for detailed information on the WHI datasets that are currently available, instructions on how to access and download data, searchable FAQs, and dbGaP contact information. You do not need a WHI collaborator to access these datasets.
Please see the
TOPMed (AS 564) study page for information about how to propose an ancillary study or a paper using TOPMed data or becoming involved in TOPMed.
WHI data sharing statement for clinical trials (if applicable)