4220.0 Epidemiologic Methods Roundtable

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 2:30 PM
This interesting roundtable session will have several talks on a variety of topics which emphasize different epidemiologic methods. These sessions will include a talk on using a self-report tool for measuring health in grade school children, estimating asthma prevalence in Medicaid enrollees, evaluating methods for retaining study group participants, outcome misclassification, and using epidemiology as a policy tool.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) will be able to: 1. Discuss differences in child self-reported health by various socio-economic status indicators 2. Discuss the impact of misclassification and or conditional dependence on cumulative incidence estimates 3. Discuss an approach to improving estimates of prevalence of current asthma in the Medicaid population 4. Recognize and articulate the ways in which epidemiologic studies can and should be used to influence public health and healthcare policy, programming and budgeting at facility, local and state levels. 5. Articulate the differing strategies needed for recruitment versus retention

Table 1
“Excuse me teacher-what does health mean?”: Use of a self-reported health tool to measure the health of urban 1st and 4th graders
Jessica P. Bergstrom, MPH, Susan Partington, PhD, Loren W. Galvao, MD, MPH, M. Kathleen Murphy, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, Elizabeth Fayram, PhD and Ron A. Cisler, PhD
Table 2
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Epidemiology as a Policy Tool
Joel L. Nitzkin, MD, MPH, DPA and Dave Cundiff, MD, MPH
Table 5
Evaluation of a Run-In Period to Improve Participant Retention in a Behavioral Intervention to Improve Blood Pressure Control
Michelle Elicia Ulmer, BA, Donald Robinaugh, BA, Jennifer P. Friedberg, PhD, Ashley Regazzi and Sundar Natarajan, MD, MSc

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Statistics

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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