5080.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Innovations in modeling

The purpose of this session is to present innovative modeling approaches to various real-life applications
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Christine A. Stidley, PhD
8:30 AMBayesian Modeling of Zero Inflated Poisson Distribution in Assessing Hypoglycemia
Vipin Arora, PhD, Julia Varshavsky, PhD, Paris Roach, MD
8:45 AMAssessing health care outcomes, Controlling for differences between treatment groups using statistical and health-risk adjustment techniques
Joan M. O'Connell, PhD, Ming Yin, MS
9:00 AMGrowth modeling of health status development
Jichuan Wang, Harvey A. Siegal, Russel S. Falck, Robert G. Carlson
9:15 AMPredictive Modeling of Blood-Lead Surveillance Data Using a Polytimous Logistic Regression Model
Warren Joel Strauss, ScM, Ramzi Nahhas, PhD, Bradley O Skarpness, PhD, Rachel Kaufmann, PhD, Rachel Kaufmann, PhD
9:30 AMThe Productivity of Outpatient Treatment for Substance Abuse
Mingshan Lu, Thomas G. McGuire
9:45 AMThe effect of capitation on charity care: Untangling selection and censoring from production
Glen P. Mays, MPH, PhD

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA