235206 National Vital Statistics System Death Data

Sunday, October 30, 2011: 3:15 PM

Ari Minino, MPH , Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD
This presentation will describe the death data available from the National Vital Statistics System, and discuss data collection methods, analytic considerations, and methods of data access. Examples of how these data can be used to inform public health programs and policy will be provided.

Learning Areas:
Biostatistics, economics
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
List one example of the types of data collected from NVSS death data. Describe two ways that NCHS makes information available to data users. Identify one example of NCHS data access tools.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked as a statistician with the Division of Vital Statistics/Mortality Statistics Branch since 1999.
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.