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Health Data Tools and Statistics on PHPartners.org

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog; Sep 11, 2011 10:26 PM by Cheryl Rowan The Health Data Tools and Statistics page (http://phpartners.org/health_stats.html) on the PHPartners website  (http://phpartners.org) website has been reorganized to make public health data and statistics easier to find … Continue reading

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Finding Health Statistics

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Health Indicators Warehouse http://healthindicators.gov/ Health Indicators Warehouse (HIW) is a new resource serving as the data hub for the HHS Community Health Data Initiative. It contains standardized health outcome and health determinant … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Stats: The Lady With A Data Visualisation

Earlier this week, I posted a great video produced as part of the Joy of Stats series  for Open Learn – free learning from the Open University   http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/body-mind.     I visited their web site this afternoon and discovered several other videos … Continue reading

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World Health Graph Video: The BBC’s Joy of Stats

I discovered this video through a post on the HealthLiteracy Listserv.    “Two Hundred Countries, Two Hundred Year, Four Minutes” is very clever and fascinating.   ENJOY! 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes – Gapminder.org. Related Articles “The Joy of Stats … Continue reading

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1999-2006 USCS Data Set Available for Download

This information was announced by the CDC Centers for Disease Control. A complete list of all United States Cancer Statistics (USCS) data from 1999–2006 is now available for download. This file is in delimited ASCII format, but has been compressed … Continue reading

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Web Site to Understand Efficiency and Effectiveness in the Health Care System

…as seen on BHIC Blog http://www.dartmouthatlas.org The Dartmouth Atlas Project has launched an innovative new Web site to provide an easy way for policymakers, health care analysts, media and the public find data and resources that document variations in how … Continue reading

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Internet Use in the United States: 2009

Internet Use in the United States: 2009 beSpacific – http://www.bespacific.com By Sabrina I. Pacifici – bespacific@earthlink.net February 17, 2010 Internet Use in the United States: 2009 http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/computer/2009.html Internet Use in the United States: 2009 — Tables with national- and state-level … Continue reading

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from “Low Health Literacy: Implications for National Health Policy”

$106-$238 billion is lost every year on health care costs due to a disconnect in the delivery of health information and communication methods of health care providers and the ability of adults to obtain, process and understand health information. (Low … Continue reading

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