194325 NCHS Division of Health Care Statistics

Sunday, November 8, 2009: 2:30 PM

Nancy Sonnenfeld, PhD , Division of Health Care Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD
The purpose of this presentation is to identify and review the type of data collected by the Division of Health Care Statistics 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 each of the major NCHS data systems. 2. Describe three ways that NCHS makes information available to data users 3. Identify two examples of NCHS data access tools.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Associate Director for Science in NCHS's Division of Health Care Statistics. I received a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and have over 15 years of experience in public health teaching and research.
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.