5194.0 General Applications of Statistical Methods

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 12:30 PM
This session presents a variety of statistical applications to health data. They include a stages of change model, "promotion bias" in medical literature, evaluation of a disease management program, estimating prevalence of asthma, and test-retest reliability of a questionnaire.
Session Objectives: 1. Evaluate interventions that modify transitions between stages of change. 2. Identify the issue of "promotion bias". 3. Describe methods and outcomes of a disease management program. 4. Discuss prevalence of asthma in the Medicaid population. 5. Describe methods of assessing test-retest reliability.

12:30 PM
Using the Stages of Change Model to Select an optimal Health Marketing Target
Paula Diehr, PhD, Hendrika Meischke, PhD and Alan Kuniyuki, MS

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Organized by: Statistics

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

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