Using Data to Improve Health Services
Includes explanation of demographic and health data and best practices for using data to create community profiles
Using Data to Improve Health Services is a workshop for Community Supported Clinics hosted by the Population Research Center at Portland State University. The training emphasizes:
- Important sources of data
- The construction of community profiles
- Obtaining and mapping similar data
The training includes a comparison and discussion of Census data and ACS 1-year and 5-year estimates. Additionally, the training includes a section on accessing health data, evaluating the usefulness of potential health data, and survey methods. Finally, there is guidance for building community profiles.