Online Program

Healthy People 2020 Data: Exploring Measures of Health Equity

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

David T. Huang, PhD, MPH, CPH, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, Hyattsville, MD
This presentation explores data tools available to visitors of the Healthy People website related to health disparities and equity.  Features covered will include population templates, health disparities, social determinants of health, and state-level data.  Attention will be given to a variety of measures across the Healthy People 2020 initiative, including the Leading Health Indicators, a subset of Healthy People 2020 objectives selected to communicate high-priority health issues and actions that can be taken to address them.

Learning Areas:

Biostatistics, economics
Communication and informatics
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture

Learning Objectives:
Explain the importance of health equity and disparities for the Healthy People initiative. Describe data tools available on the Healthy People website to explore issues related to health equity and disparities.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I direct the Health Promotion and Statistics Branch, which manages and analyzes the data for the Healthy People Initiative at the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics.
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.