Online Program

How to write a results section

Saturday, November 2, 2013 : 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Sam Posner, PhD, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
This section of the course will provide information on how to write a Results section. Dr. Posner will cover the goals and purposes the section, how to prepare tables and figures, tips on clarity for this section, and how to avoid common mistakes for this part. The second half of this time period will be devoted to working with the class members on their Results sections.

Learning Areas:

Communication and informatics
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
List the components of a Results section. Demonstrate understanding about how to organize a Results section.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Posner has worked at the Centers for Disease Prevention and Prevention for 15 years, serving as the Associate Director for Science for the Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and as the Editor-in-Chief of Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy. Dr. Posner has authored over 100 publications on a wide range to topics in public health and analytic methods. His doctorate is from the University of Southern California.
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.