Online Program

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

Saturday, October 31, 2015 : 4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Steve Scoppa, BS, Information Management Services, Inc., Calverton, MD
The purpose of this presentation is to allow participants to select and apply a range of health disparities measures after importing population-based health data into the health disparities calculator software.  Participants will learn how to export data from SEER*Stat into the calculator to generate multiple health disparities measures. The tool allows users to evaluate and monitor health disparities and health outcome risk

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 how to use the Health Disparities Calculator (HD*Calc). Compare different measures of disparities by various social and economic determinants of health such as race/ethnicity, education, socioeconomic status, and geographic area; Explore underlying trends in data

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.