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 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. The Tools of the Trade section provides a series of special reports covering statistical measurements, data analysis, charts and graphs, and data collection/processing.
Links are provided to national/federal web sites and to other state/local web sites that contain health-related statistics.