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Session: Survey Measurement Issues
3309.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Survey Measurement Issues
This session will cover topics related to survey measurement issues. Presentations will focus on the following measurement issues: food serving estimation in immigrants, race/ethnicity in high school students, landline telephone bias in health risk surveys, the validity of online surveys, and alternate survey designs for collecting surveillance data.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Articulate the potentail impact of over and underestimation of food portion sizes on synthesis of results from immigrants 2. Identify the effect of changing methods of assessing race/ethnicity on the Youth Risk Behavior Survey 3. Describe the possible bias in landline telephone surveys among low income populations 4. Understand the potential impact of these different survey designs on specific health conditions and risk behaviors 5. Recognize the online surveys may be a useful national public health surveillance method
Moderator(s):Catherine D. Cooksley, DrPH
2:30 PMFood serving estimation error of newly arrived Latino immigrants  [ Recorded presentation ]
Sarah E. Colby, PhD, RD, LuAnn Johnson, MS, Lauren A. Haldeman, PhD
2:45 PMHigh school student responses to different question formats assessing race/ethnicity
Nancy D. Brener, PhD, Danice K. Eaton, PhD, Laura Kann, PhD
3:00 PMDoes inclusion of only those with landline telephones bias the results of health risk surveys?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Fatma Shebl, MD, MS, MHS, Annette Hopkins, RN MS, Faye Grillo, RN, MS, Ebenezer Israel, MD MPH, Diane M. Dwyer, MD, Carmela Groves, RN MS, Min Zhan, PhD, Jeanetta Churchill, MS, Chinnadurai Devadason, MD, DPH, Eileen K. Steinberger, MD MS
3:15 PMComparison of selected chronic disease-related risks and behaviors among diverse population groups using alternative survey designs
Michael W. Link, PhD, Indu Ahluwalia, PhD, MPH
3:30 PMValidity of self-reported cardiovascular disease risk factors in online samples
Jonathan D. Klein, MD, MPH, Randall K. Thomas, PhD, Erika J. Sutter, MPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Epidemiology
Endorsed by:Food and Nutrition; Injury Control and Emergency Health Services
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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