4036.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000 - 8:50 AM

Abstract #17677

Designing CHIS to produce estimates for small counties and for small ethnic groups

Charles DiSogra, DrPH, Center for Health Policy Research, UCLA, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772, 310/825-4878, cdisogra@ucla.edu

The CHIS sample has been designed to be representative of California’s diverse population and to provide adequate estimates for relatively small counties and for the state’s major ethnic groups, as well as for small Asian American and Pacific Islander subgroups and for American Indians. CHIS is surveying a sample of 55,000 households in California, including representative samples of adults, adolescents, and children. The sample is designed to maximize inclusion of California’s ethnic and racial minorities, including small ethnic population groups that have never before been included in health surveys in adequate numbers to produce reliable estimates. The sample will also generate local-level estimates for key public health indicators. Comparative data for a number of these ethnic groups and for most local areas have not previously been available from population-based surveys.

Learning Objectives: N/A

Presenting author's disclosure statement:
Organization/institution whose products or services will be discussed: None
I have a significant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organization/institution whose products or services are being discussed in this session.
Relationship: California Health Interview Survey Director, California Health Interview Survey

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