UCLA webinar (Dec. 13): Meeting the growing demand for local-level health estimates

[ Posted on November 19th, 2012 by Porsche Johnson | 1 Comment » ]

Researchers, students and anyone interested in learning how to use local-level data to better understand populations are invited to participate in a free webinar on December 13, 2012 from 10-11am, (PST).  Presented by Hongjian Yu, PhD and Yueyan Wang, PhD, Statistical Support for the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, this online workshop will provide an overview of state-of-the art methods for estimating important health indicators for small geographic areas using data from the California Health Interview Survey, CHIS. Only a general understanding of population-based data analysis is required.

By the end of this training, participants will:

  • Receive an overview of various statistical techniques for generating local-level estimates and variances; and
  • Learn how to compare the strengths and challenges of each technique to determine which method should be employed to meet specific data needs

Register now.

Date: December 13, 2012
Time:
10-11am
Cost: Free

Still have questions? Email us at chis@ucla.edu or Call us at (866) 275-2447

This workshop is sponsored by The California Endowment as a tool for making CHIS local-level data accessible to public health researchers, health policy analysts, and community health advocates.

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Porsche Johnson


Porsche Johnson is the community relations manager for the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research's Health DATA Program. Johnson is responsible for building strategic partnerships in the community that build awareness and support the Health DATA Program and all of its projects.

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One Response to “UCLA webinar (Dec. 13): Meeting the growing demand for local-level health estimates”

  1. Porsche Johnson Porsche Johnson says:

    Hello James and thank you for your interest in our webinar. I have included a blog post link that provides a recording of the webinar you requested.
    http://www.healthdatabytes.org/two-recorded-ucla-webinars-offer-various-ways-to-access-and-analyze-chis-data#more-3479
    Please let me know if you have any questions.
    Best, Porsche

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