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Program at a Glance

 

 

Monday, August 16, 2010

Session Title
Exhibits 8:30 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Section I 9:00 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.
1

The 2007 National Home and Hospice Care Survey

2

Health Data Interactive

3

The National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS): Data Tools and Basic Programming Techniques

4

Finding Key Resources From NCHS

5

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES): New Information and Current Issues

6

An Overview of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)

Break 10:30 a.m. — 11:00 a.m.
Section II 11:00 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.
7

The National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS)

8

Beginner’s Session: The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)

9

The National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS): Advanced Programming Techniques

10

What We Eat in America (WWEIA): National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Dietary Data—What to Know and How to Use It

11

NCHS’ Record Linkage Program

12

Birth, Fetal and Infant Mortality Data From the National Vital Statistics System

Lunch 12:30 p.m. — 2:00 p.m.
Section III 2:00 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.
13

The National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS): Using NAMCS and NHAMCS Drug Data

14

Web Tutorial for the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Environmental Chemical Data

15

Data Access Tools From the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

16

The New, Continuous National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), 2006–2008

17

Practical Applications in Design and Analysis of Complex Sample Surveys

18

Overview of the State and Local Area Integrated Telephone Surveys (SLAITS) Data Files

Break 3:30 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Section IV 4:00 p.m. — 5:30 p.m.
19

VitalStats—An Online Data Access Tool

20

The National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH)

21

Advanced Session: The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)

22

New Developments for the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)

23

An Overview of the U.S. Mortality Data System From the National Vital Statistics System and a Description of the National Death Index

24

The Research Data Center (RDC): Accessing Restricted Variables From NCHS

 

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Session Title
Exhibits 8:00 a.m. — 7:00 p.m.
Posters 10:00 a.m. — 7:00 p.m.
Plenary I 8:30 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.
Improving Public Health:
Data Informing Policy and Action
Break 10:00 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.
Poster I Discussant: 10:00 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.
Concurrent I 10:30 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
25

Nutritional Biomarkers for Vitamin D and Folate: Informing and Monitoring the Impact of Nutrition Policies

26

Mortality Data From Vital Statistics as a Surveillance Tool: Untapped Potential

27

Annual Interchange Between Statistics Canada and NCHS: Eleven Years of Synergy

28

Nursing Home Data for the 21st Century

29

Teenage Pregnancy and Childbearing

30

The Ambiguity of Race: Making Sense of the Melting Pot

Lunch 12:00 p.m. — 1:30 p.m.
NCHS Meet Meet With NCHS Senior Leadership
Plenary II 1:30 p.m. — 3:00 p.m.
Taking Stock of the Nation:
The Federal Statistical System
Break 3:00 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.
Poster II Discussant: 3:00 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.
Section III 3:30 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.
31

Working With Injury Data From NCHS

32

Panel Discussion on Future Directions for the U.S. Vital Statistics System: Mortality Data

33

Annual Interchange Between Statistics Canada and NCHS: Highlights of Collaborative Successes

34

Handling Missing Data in Complex Surveys

35

Realizing the Potential of Electronic Health Records

36

Development of State-based Estimates From Survey Data

Reception 5:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.
Conference Reception
Sponsored by: CDC Foundation
Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics
Population Association of America

 

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Session Title
Exhibits 8:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
Posters 9:30 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
Plenary III 8:30 a.m. — 9:30 a.m.
Measuring Health
Break 9:30 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.
Poster III Discussant: 9:30 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.
Concurrent III 10:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m.
37

Examining Complex Health Issues Through Data Linkage

38

Vital Statistics for the 21st Century

39

Health, United States: History, Uses, and Future Directions

40

Innovative Study Designs in Health Measures Data Collection

41

Methodological Issues in the Assessment of Health Disparities

42

Insurance Status, Access to Health Care, and Health Outcomes

Lunch 11:30 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
NCHS Meet Meet With NCHS Senior Leadership
Concurrent IV 1:00 p.m. — 2:30 p.m.
43

Healthy People 2020: Developing the Fourth Generation of National Health Promotion Statistics

44

International Health Rankings: A Look Behind the Numbers

45

Improving Data for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

46

Why It’s Worth the Trouble: Use of Special Methods to Achieve Better Analysis of Survey Data

47

Childhood Obesity in the United States

48

The Coming of Age of Disability Statistics

Break 2:30 p.m. — 3:00 p.m.
Concurrent V 3:00 p.m. — 4:30 p.m.
49

Question Evaluation, Validity, and Survey Data Quality

50

Building Information Capacities for Enhancing Population Health and Health Care: A View From the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS)

51

Emerging Issues in Ethics and Confidentiality

52

Child Health

53

Mental Health Data From NCHS

54

National Perspectives on Emergency Department Crowding

 

 

2010 National Conference on Health Statistics, Charting the Course

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