Bogdan Rau is a project coordinator for the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) and for the Center’s new Health Profiles on racial and ethnic groups. In a brief interview, he talks about the unique diversity of CHIS data, how CHIS can be used to drill down to differences even within ethnic subgroups, and the … [ Read full post ]
‘health disparities’ Archive
Guest Presentation by Dr. May Aydin, CHIS Research and Survey Support Manager
Today is the last day to register for the June 26 health data workshop held at DeVry University Fresno Campus in Fresno. Community members, students, and other interested professionals are invited to receive health statistics through AskCHIS the free, easy online tool … [ Read full post ]
Steve Wallace, associate Center director, will speak today at the East Bay Foundation on Aging in San Francisco about how public programs and policy analysis continue to use an outdated measure of poverty, the Federal Poverty Level (FPL), which he says underestimates the economic needs of vulnerable seniors.
Read about an alternative to the … [ Read full post ]
According to a ScienceBlogs article, a study that cited California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) data said that raising the state’s minimum wage to $13 would prevent an estimated 389 premature deaths of low-income Californians a year.
The Center’s David Grant will speak about the AskCHIS Neighborhood Edition and Associate Center Director Steve Wallace will lead a lunch discussion “Dispelling the Medical Myth of Immigrant Health” today at the Healthy Communities Data Summit. The summit showcases technologies, programs and data that are changing health at a local level now and … [ Read full post ]