191074 County Attributes, Case Listing and Rate Exercises

Saturday, October 25, 2008: 3:30 PM

Steve Scoppa, BS , Information Management Services, Inc., Silver Spring, MD
The purpose of this presentation is to use/provide information on the county attribute data that is available with the SEER data. A demonstration on using the case listing session to determine quintile cut-points for use in rate sessions will be conducted. Participants will generate age-adjusted rates stratified by on the percent high school education quintiles determined by the case listing session.

Learning Objectives:
Describe county atribute data and how to use it with the SEER*Stat software.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am one of the SEER*Stat software developers for the past 10 years. I have also taught SEER*Stat for the past 10 years at other venues.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes

Name of Organization Clinical/Research Area Type of relationship
Information Management Services, Inc. SEER*Stat Software Employment (includes retainer)

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.