194316 Using Data from Across NCHS surveys

Sunday, November 8, 2009: 3:30 PM

Diane Makuc, DrPH , Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/NCHS, Hyattsville, MD
The purpose of this presentation is to identify and review the type of data collected by the range of surveys of the National Center for Health Statistics. Participants will also learn ways of applying the collected data to their individual research interests.

Learning Objectives:
1. List one example of the type of data collected from the NCHS surveys . 2.Describe one way that NCHS makes data available to data users. 3. Identify one example of a question that can be addressed with data from multiple NCHS surveys.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Associate Director for Science in the Office of Analysis and Epidemiology at NCHS and I am responsible for the scientific relevance and integrity of the Office's analysis of data from the Center's surveys and data systems. Also, I have successfully presented this topic at APHA learning institute courses in the past.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

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.