3160.0 Innovations in Biostatistical Methods and Applications

Monday, October 27, 2008: 10:30 AM
This session presents new and applications of statistical methods in the areas of measuring health disparities, using GIS to map information across state borders, using classification/regression trees in assessing behavioral interventions among high risk pregnant minority women, and using logistic regression to identify factors associated with practice effects of repeated measures.
Session Objectives: 1. Analyze data using a variety of statistical techniques. 2. Identify factors related to poor health outcomes. 3. Identify new statistica methodologies.

10:45 AM
Take down those fences: Dissolving borders in the heartland using GIS
Desiree Goetze, MPH, CHES, CPP and Barbara J. Seitz de Martinez, PhD,MLS,CPP
11:30 AM
USING Logistic Regression to Identify Factors Associated with Practice Effect of Repeated Mis Scores in Preadvise
Marta S. Mendiondo, PhD, Richard J. Kryscio, PhD, Erin L. Abner, MA, MPH, William Markesbery, MD and Frederick Schmitt, PhD

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