Navigating OASISGeorgia’sONLINE ANALYTICAL STATISTICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMJoan TaylorReference librarian
What is OASIS?• Web-Based Tools for Public Health and Public Policy Data Analysis• Accessing the Georgia Department of Public Health and Public Policy Data Analysis• Provided by The Office of Health Indicators for Planning (OHIP), Georgia Department of Public Health
Definitions• Mortality-case reports of selected deaths.• Morbidity-case reports* of selected diseases.• *May also be referred to as:• Surveillance or incidence reports referring to occurrances of specific conditions, diseases, or accidents.
Creates Tables, Maps, or Charts for the STATE of GEORGIA• Mortality/Morbidity• Maternal Child Health (MCH)• Infant Mortality
Create Tables, Maps, or Charts• Population Characteristics• Community Dashboards (potential assessment/needs)• Behavioral Surveys• Health Service Locators
Citing OASIS• Suggested Citation• Online Analytical Statistical Information System (OASIS), <name of tool used>, Georgia Department of Public Health, Office of Health Indicators for Planning (OHIP). <Date data accessed> http://oasis.state.ga.us/
Use OASIS queries to:• Develop profiles and report cards for counties or districts• Assess community health needs• Prioritize health problems• Evaluate programs• Examine data by census tract to identify high risk populations, and allocate resources
OASIS queries can also:• Target problem areas to analyze specific health problems and outcomes• Create a basis for health communications or health advocacy• Map several geographic areas to compare varied health outcomes
Infectious Disease –Try CDC FastStats• Many variables
“Notifiable Diseases”-Past volumes1983-2011 from Left Toolbar
Thank You!• Other Suggested Sources - LibGuides:• Business• http://clayton.libguides.com/business• Health Data Tools and Statistics• http://clayton.libguides.com/health_statistics• Statistical Resources for Assignments!• http://clayton.libguides.com/statisticalresources
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