Session: Classification Issues in Public Health Policy
3383.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Classification Issues in Public Health Policy
Learning Objectives: To learn from some examples of specific situations dependingn on data classification. Many Public Health Issues are analyzed and unerstood by classifying people or things into categories.
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Presider(s):James D. Leeper, PhD
4:30 PMAlternative definitions of disability: Implications of increasing inclusiveness
Ellen Kramarow, PhD, Elsie R. Pamuk, PhD
4:45 PMChallenges of using report cards to monitor health disparities at the state level: Lessons from North Carolina
Emmanuel M. Ngui, DrPH, MS, Paul A. Buescher, PhD
5:00 PMComparisons of model fit using aggregated vital statistics
Jennifer D. Parker, PhD, Bonnie LaFleur, PhD
5:15 PMDisability days in the United States, 1996-2000
Jeffrey A. Rhoades, PhD
5:30 PMMisclassification of adult's physical activity level due to inclusion of exclusion of work-related activity
Sarah Boslaugh, PhD, Matthew W. Kreuter, PhD, MPH, Kim Naleid, BS, Nancy Weaver, MPH, Ross C. Brownson, PhD
5:45 PMMultiple-race mortality data for California, 2000-2001
Katherine E. Heck, MPH, Jennifer D. Parker, PhD, Jane McKendry, MEd
Organized by:Statistics
Endorsed by:Medical Care; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

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