Richmond Instruction: Health Statistics & Data Resources

Wednesday, August 10, 2016, 10:00am-11:00am
Building C, Room 136
850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA


RSVP by Monday, August 8th to Michael Sholinbeck at or (510) 642-2510.
Please obtain your supervisor’s approval before you RSVP.


Supervisors: Please encourage your staff to attend if appropriate.

Having difficulty finding the health statistics or data that you need? Do you want to know where to look for the answers for the following questions?

? How many people in Alameda County have been immunized with the flu shot?
? How do I find health status reports for California counties?
? How can I get raw data from a national survey that describes nutritional and behavioral factors associated with mortality?
? How can I map all the WIC vendors in a specific county?
? Do you want to be able to download and save data?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then please come to the Sheldon Margen Public Health Library’s Health Statistics and Data Resources class!

Some of the topics that will be covered:
1. Vital Statistics
2. Incidence and Prevalence Statistics
3. National Surveys
4. GIS Data
5. California Statistics

Class Objective:
After this session, you will be able to quickly and easily locate quality health-related statistics and datasets. You will also be able to identify some significant issues associated with the collection of health statistics.

These training sessions are free to CDPH staff. A certificate of completion will be available for those who attend the class.

A schedule of other upcoming training sessions is available online to help you plan ahead for those of interest.

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