5087.0 Statistics at the State level

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this session is to describe methodology (cost benefit methods, data linkage systems, small area estimation methods analysis methods for community-level data) useful to public health researchers involved in evaluating community and state public health programs.
Session Objectives: Evaluate whether the total costs of the Chicago Cancer Navigation Project (CCNP)can be off-set by survival benefits and savings in lifetime breast cancer attributable costs. Discuss how data linkage between health information systems may be used in public health research. Discuss the application of small area estimation methods in processing statewide community-level health statistics, and explain how community-level data may be to assist prevention program planning and evaluation. Discuss innovative, modern approaches for correct inferences in the analysis of Time Series Cross Section data.
Lei Zhang, PhD MBA


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Organized by: Statistics
Endorsed by: Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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