Understanding Census Bureau Data Objectives: Use probability concepts to explain and describe epidemiological data and studies. Identify biases and their consequences in published literature. Describe criteria for characterizing the causality of associations in Epidemiology and explain the use of epidemiological data in the evaluation of screening process.
List at least three common data sources used to obtain health information in the United States. List one advantage and one disadvantage of using vital records to obtain health information of U.S. residents. Calculate and interpret common mortality rates. Explain the benefits of having a standardized classification for diseases. Describe at least one issue related to data quality. Instructions: Two different reports will be ran for this assignment Step 1: Go to the U.S. Census Bureau’s site on international demographic data, Census Bureau: (Links to an external site.) https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php
Choose the United States and one other country you would like to compare. Report 1: Select Report: Mortality Indicators by Sex for 2017 and compare the data Discuss the potential reasons for differences in the results. Report 2: Select Report: Select a report of your choice for 2017 and compare your data Provide the report name, country, and potential reasons for the differences in the results. Discuss why the data provided for both reports is important, even though we are comparing data from a different country
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