3177.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Using Measurements and Data to Improve Health

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Facilitator(s):Carol Hall-Walker
4:30 PMHealth improvement planning capacity assessment of EZ/ECs
Dianna Conrad, MHPE, Marsha Werner, Tom Hertz, Norma Kanarek, MPH, PhD, Stacy Baker, MSEd
4:42 PMHow Can We Assess Progress? Developing Data Indicators to Adequately Capture the Impact of Minority Community-Based Organizations Working to Eliminate Health Disparities
Mark C. Edberg, PhD, Katherine Williams, PhD, Marcia Cohen, MCP, Tuei Doong, MA, Violet Woo, MS, MPH, Joan Jacobs, MPH, Valerie Welsh, Mimi Chafin, Nina Darling
4:54 PMMeasuring disparities in life span and disease-specific mortality
Christopher J. Mansfield, PhD, Denise Kirk, MS
5:06 PMRanking local health issues using estimates of "risk factor burden"
Bruce D. Cooper, MD, MSPH
5:18 PMCapturing the Complex: An Evaluation of a Multidimensional Approach to Community Health Improvement
Stergios T. Roussos, MPH, Lynn W. Blanchard, MPH, PhD, Jill K. Baroni, MPH, Linda A. Faust, MPA, Gina M. Steward, MA, Mark J. Young, MD, Judith N. Sabino, MPH, Lawrence C. Kleinman, MD, MPH
5:30 PMBeyond counting: How community partnerships can self-assess for accountability and management
Frances S. Margolin, MA, Michael Bilton, MA
Sponsor:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Cosponsors:Epidemiology; Food and Nutrition; Health Administration

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA