Community Health Assessment Resources
For those interested in conducting community health assessments, this
resource provides links to a wide variety of local health statistics or
different levels of technical assistance. Links to technical assistance
resources include free on-line tutorials for conducting assessments.
Understanding Health Statistics
This area provides technical assistance to those interested in collecting,
calculating, analyzing or presenting health statistics. The Tools of the
Trade section provides a series of special reports covering statistical
measurements, data analysis, charts and graphs, and data
collection/processing. The small area analysis section provides step-by-step
flow charts for calculating reliable rates and standardized ratios and for
comparing rates and determining significant differences.
Links are provided to national/federal web sites and to other state/local
web sites that contain health-related statistics.