Online Program

SEER*Stat: A software tool for studying the impact of cancer on a population-Day 1 Basic Information-Overview of SEER*Stat

Saturday, October 31, 2015 : 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Donald Green, BS, Information Management Services, Inc., Calverton, MD
David Annett, BS, Information Management Services, Inc., Calverton, MD

The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of statistics generated by SEER*Stat, the data provided with the software and the general structure of the software.  Information regarding other software and statistics available on the SEER website will also be provided.

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:
Describe SEER*Stat session and matrix files Name at least three types of statistics that can be calculated with SEER*Stat. List three general steps that can be taken to produce statistics using the SEER*Stat software

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Mr. Annett has provided SEER*Stat training courses at each of the previous fourteen annual conferences for the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries. Mr. Annett is a senior systems analyst and was involved in the original design and development of the SEER*Stat software.
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.