142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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SEER*Stat survival analyses

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Sunday, November 16, 2014 : 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Donald Green, BS , Information Management Services, Inc., Calverton, MD
The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of a survival analysis.  Several hands on exercises will be conducted to produce relative, period, conditional, and cause-specific survival rates.


Learning Areas:

Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Biostatistics, economics
Diversity and culture

Learning Objectives:
Identify the different types of survival statistics produced by the SEER*Stat software. Describe how the SEER*Stat software can be used to calculate relative, cause-specific, period, and conditional survival rates.

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 18 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, 2011, and 2013 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.