Session: GIS and Mapping as a Tool for Planning and Policy Development I
3020.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
GIS and Mapping as a Tool for Planning and Policy Development I
In this session GIS use will be demonstrated to assess youth protection against substance abuse and violence by using spatial modeling. Using similar techniques to explore health care access issues in cancer control efforts and diabetes will be discussed.
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to describe geographic information system technology; 2)understand calculating an SIR acroos 1900 and 2000 census tracts; and 3)identify use of GIS in environmental influences in diabetes.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Yvonne Claudio, MS
8:30 AMNew, web-based evaluation system supports real time decision-making
Zoe Cardoza Clayson, ScD, Celia Graterol, MPH, Emma V. Sanchez, MPH
8:42 AMStandardized Incidence Ratio(SIR) for cancers by census tract
Joan Gardner, Brian Hebert, Theresa Cassidy, Suzanne K. Condon
8:54 AMGIS mapping to measure access to cancer control services for Asian Pacific Islander communities
Sora Park Tanjasiri, DrPH, MPH, Jacqueline Tran, Mary Anne Foo, MPH, Heng L. Foong, Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, RN, MN, PhD, Susan Lee, Tu-Uyen Ngoc Nguyen, MPH, Jordan Rickles, Jennifer S. Wang
9:06 AMApplying geographic information system (GIS) technology to community health planning and policy development for youth violence and substance abuse prevention
Carl Lee Hanson, PhD, CHES, Laura Dimmler, MPA, Russ Lord, PhD, Deborah Peters, MS, Kristen Lundgren, MA, Sarah Lord, BA
9:18 AMDiabetes and the built environment: Methodological issues in mapping enhancers and inhibitors of healthy behavior
Sarah E Stone, MPH, Amy M. Carroll, MPH, Sarah E. Samuels, DrPH
Organized by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by:Health Administration; Statistics
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA