Online Program

SEER*Stat: A software tool for studying the impact of cancer on a population-Day 1 Basic Information-SEER*Stat rates analyses, Overview of age-adjusted rates and rate sessions

Saturday, October 31, 2015 : 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Steve Scoppa, BS, Information Management Services, Inc., Calverton, MD
The purpose of this presentation is to provide the foundation for how and why age-adjusted rates are calculated and the multiple data sources required as well as introduce the SEER*Stat rate session

Learning Areas:

Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Basic medical science applied in public health
Biostatistics, economics
Public health or related nursing
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Explain the usefulness of age-adjusted rates and how they are computed. Demonstrate how to produce basic age-adjusted incidence rates using SEER*Stat

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Mr. Scoppa has provided SEER*Stat training courses at each of the last 12 annual conferences, as well as SEER*Stat training at several other conferences including multiple years at the APHA annual conference. Mr. Scoppa is a senior systems analyst and is the lead developer for the SEER*Stat software as well as the contact for technical support for both applications.
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.