235211 Introduction of CDC's National Center for Health Statistics

Sunday, October 30, 2011: 8:00 AM

Diane Makuc, DrPH , Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/NCHS, Hyattsville, MD
The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of NCHS data systems and data access tools. It will provide the context for the presentations that follow about specific NCHS data systems.

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 each major NCHS data system. Describe three ways that NCHS makes information available to data users. Identify two examples of NCHS data access tools.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have more than 30 years experience as a statistician and senior scientist at the National Center for Health Statistics
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.