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Health, United States: Data for Programs & Policy

June 4, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


10-11:30 am Thursday JUNE 4TH

Health, United States: Data for Programs & Policy



National Center for Health Statistics

Office of Analysis & Epidemiology


Attend Seminar:

N120 CPHB – Ellig Classroom

The University of Iowa

College of Public Health

145 N. Riverside Drive

Iowa City, IA 52242


Attend Webinar:

CLICK HERE TO LOG IN NOW! We strongly encourage you to access this link in advance, from the machine you will participate with, to ensure you have the appropriate programs available.

You will be able to ask questions in real time through the webinar program.


Learning Objectives

Upon attending the ‘Health, United States: Data for Programs and Policies’ seminar, attendees will be able to:


1.  Use the Congressionally-mandated Health,

     United States annual report to:

                a.  Monitor trends in the nation’s health

                b.  Evaluate progress in meeting national

                    health objectives

                c.  Set research and program priorities

                d.  Develop policies and programs

2.  Evaluate national trends and state variation in

      key public health indicators including:

                a.  Mortality Rates

                b.  Reproductive Health Measures

                c.  Behavioral Risk Factors

                d.  Health Care Access Indicators

3.  Apply knowledge and data to public health issues

     in Iowa

4.  Navigate Health, United States web applications

5.  Use the Health Indicators Warehouse (HIW)

      federal data hub to access selected indicators at

      the national, state and county levels.


For questions please contact amanda-jorgensen@uiowa.edu


Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Amanda Jorgensen, in advance, at (319) 384-1505.