Online Program

SEER*Stat: A software tool for studying the impact of cancer on a population-Day 2 Advanced-Trend analyses

Sunday, November 1, 2015 : 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Marty Krapcho, BS, Information Management Services, Inc, Calverton, MD
The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of trends analyses by using SEER*Stat and other statistical tools. Participants will determine when changes in trends occur by using Joinpoint to analyze data exported from SEER*Stat

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 how Joinpoint software can be used to examine trends in age-adjusted incidence rates. Describe how the SEER*Stat software can be used to calculate the annual percent change in rates

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Mr. Krapcho has provided SEER*Stat training courses at each of the last 12 annual cancer registry conferences, as well as SEER*Stat training at several other conferences including multiple years at the APHA annual conference. Mr. Krapcho 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.