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Module 3: Oral Health Data Tools and Statistics
 

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Module 3 of the Oral Health Tutorial, a production of UT HSC Libraries.

This module focuses on data tools and statistics. View this tutorial to develop a basic understanding of the types of statistics and data sets that are available related to oral health and to identify health related web sources with statistics.

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    Module 3: Oral Health Data Tools and Statistics Module 3: Oral Health Data Tools and Statistics Presentation Transcript

    • Toolkit for Dental Health Professionals Evidence-Based Dental Public Health Data Tools and Statistics Patient Information Oral Health Tutorial for Dental Public Health Professionals Purpose : Provides instruction for public health dental practitioners that focuses on finding and evaluating information relevant to public health dental practice. This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. N01-LM-6-3505 under the Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library.
      • Oral Health Data Tools
      • and Statistics
    • Objectives
      • Develop a basic understanding of the types of statistics and data sets that are available related to oral health
      • Identify oral health related web resources with data sources and statistics for use at the local, state, national and international levels
    • What are health statistics?
      • The most common statistics reported are:
      • - vital (birth, death, marriage, divorce rates)
      • - morbidity (incidence of oral cancer in a population)
      • - mortality (the number of people who die of oral cancer compared with the total number of people)
      • Other common statistical data are health care costs and demographic distribution of disease based on geographic, ethnic, and gender variables
      • For more information about health statistics, see MedlinePlus: Health Statistics
    • Oral Health Statistics and Data: National Level
      • CDC Division of Oral Health
      • U.S. Department of health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics- fast stats A to Z, Oral and Dental Health
    • Oral Health Statistics and Data: State/Local Level
      • Bexar County Health Collaborative
      • 2006 Oral Health Assessment Data
      • National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System- Trends and Data
    • General Health Statistics and Data: International Level
      • World Health Organization (WHO) Statistical Information System (WHOSIS)
      • Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)-Epidemiological Portal
    • General Health Statistics and Data: National Level
      • CDC- Data and Statistics
      • CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
    • General Health Statistics and Data: National Level
      • Division of Health Promotion Statistics at the National Center for Health Statistic’s DATA2010
      • An interactive database system that contains the most recent monitoring data for tracking Healthy People 2010 .
      • US Census Bureau- American Fact Finder
      • United States Department of Health and Human Services
    • General Statistics and Data: State Level
      • Cancer Registry
      • CHARTing Health Information for Texas
      • Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI)
      • Border County Health Workforce Profiles: Texas
      • FedStats.gov
      • Kaiser State Health Facts
      • Texas Department of State Health Services
      • Texas Research Links
      • Texas Vital Statistics
      • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics- fast stats A to Z, Texas
    • To Learn More…
      • Data Detective: Finding the Gems of Health Data
      • Slide presentation from a course on public health data developed by the University of Connecticut Health Center.
      • Finding and Using Health Stats
      • A self-study course developed by the National Library of Medicine.