235633 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Part II

Sunday, October 30, 2011: 9:45 AM

Rosemarie Hirsch, MD, MPH , Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD
This presentation will describe the types of data collected by the NHANES. Data collection methods, analytic considerations, and methods of data access will be discussed. Examples of how the NHANES data are used to inform public health programs and policy will be provided. Participants will also learn ways of applying the data to their individual research interests.

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 NHANES. Describe two ways that NCHS makes information available to data users.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I served as the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Analysis Branch Chief for 10 years, am currently a Deputy Director of the NHANES Division of the National Center for Health Statistics, and have given numerous presentations on this topic.
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.