Epi query jan-25-2011

1,653 views

Published on

Published in: Technology, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,653
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
155
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Epi query jan-25-2011

  1. 1. EpiQuery New York City’s Interactive Health Data System https://a816-healthpsi.nyc.gov/epiquery/EpiQuery/ Mark Aaron Polger, January 25, 2011 Library Faculty Professional Development Day
  2. 2. EpiQuery <ul><li>Provided by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene </li></ul><ul><li>Answer health-related questions about your neighbourhood, borough, and New York City </li></ul><ul><li>Provides data sources from 2000-present </li></ul><ul><li>Users can run basic cross tabulations </li></ul><ul><li>Provides access to birth and death rates, obesity, smoking rates, nutrition, communicable diseases, and NYC population data </li></ul>
  3. 3. EpiQuery <ul><li>User-friendly data analysis tool </li></ul><ul><ul><li>9 data sources: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community Health Survey (CHS) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communicable Disease Surveillance System (CDSS) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NYC Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYCHANES) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Youth Risk Behavior Survey </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vital Statistics Birth Data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vital Statistics Death/Mortality Data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vital Statistics Death/Mortality Trend Data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>World Trade Centre Health Registry Baseline Survey </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental EpiQuery </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. EpiQuery
  5. 5. EpiQuery
  6. 6. EpiQuery <ul><li>Data is age adjusted </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Age adjustment relates to standardizing the data to 2000 U.S. Standard Population.  Many health outcomes / behaviours relate to age. Age adjustment compares attributes of groups whose age distributions may be different. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: smoking rates in men and women. Since the women sampled in the CHS were older, age adjustment must be taken into account </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. EpiQuery
  8. 8. EpiQuery <ul><li>Cross tabulate data: link two different survey questions together. </li></ul><ul><li>How old were you when you first started smoking cigarettes regularly? </li></ul><ul><li>In the past year, how often did you ride a bicycle in one of the five boroughs of </li></ul><ul><li>New York City? </li></ul>
  9. 9. EpiQuery
  10. 10. EpiQuery <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>

×