141st APHA Annual Meeting

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County attributes, case listing and rate exercises

Saturday, November 2, 2013 : 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Steve Scoppa, BS , Information Management Services, Inc., Silver Spring, MD
The purpose of this presentation is to provide information on the county attribute data that is available with the SEER data. A demonstration on using the case listing session to determine quintile cut-points for use in rate sessions will be conducted. Participants will generate age-adjusted rates stratified by the percent high school education quintiles determined by the case listing session.

Learning Areas:
Biostatistics, economics
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Describe county attribute data Demonstrate the use of county attribute data with the SEER*Stat software.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I've been one of the lead developers of the SEER*Stat software for the full 17 years of it's existence. Over that time I've been using the software for the production of published statistics, and providing technical support and training for SEER*Stat. This includes training at the 2008 and 2011 APHA meetings.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes

Name of Organization Clinical/Research Area Type of relationship
IMS, Inc. Software development and data analysis Employment (includes retainer)

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.