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2012 Training Course in MCH Epidemiology

EpidemiologyThe MCHB at HRSA and CDC offered this Training Course in MCH Epidemiology in 2012 as part of their ongoing effort to enhance the analytic capacity of state and local health agencies.

This national program was aimed primarily at professionals in state and local health agencies who have significant responsibility for collecting, processing, analyzing, and reporting maternal and child health data. The course was geared to individuals with intermediate to advanced skills in using statistical and epidemiologic methods, preferably in MCH or a related field.

Index of Presentations:

  1. Problem-Oriented Needs Assessment
  2. Overview of Linear Models
  3. Linear Models II
  4. Linear Models III
  5. Multifactorial Population Attributable Fractions for Priority Setting
  6. Trend Analysis for Performance Measurement and Program Evaluation
  7. Introduction to Evaluation Methods
  8. Propensity Scores for Program Evaluation
  9. Fixed Versus Random Effects Models for Multilevel and Longitudinal Data Analysis
  10. Moving Beyond Odds Ratios: Estimating and Presenting Absolute Risk Differences and Risk Ratios
  11. Presenting Multivariable Results
  12. Recent Advances in Missing Data Analysis: Imputation and Weighting

Updated: January 2014

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $225,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.