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Identifiable Health Information and the Public's Health: Practice, Research, and Policy

James G. Hodge, Jr., Richard E. Hoffman, Deborah W. Tress, and Verla S. Neslund

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines some of the difficult issues at the intersection of public health, data uses, and individual interests. It describes some of the fundamental uses and disclosures of identifiable ... More


Communicating Data for Policy or Program Advocacy

David E. Nelson, Bradford W. Hesse, and Robert T. Croyle

in Making Data Talk: The Science and Practice of Translating Public Health Research and Surveillance Findings to Policy Makers, the Public, and the Press

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381535
eISBN:
9780199864782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381535.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Policies and programs impact the public's health. This chapter covers the selection and presentation of data for public health advocacy efforts for policies or programs, with policy or other decision ... More


Introduction

David E. Nelson, Bradford W. Hesse, and Robert T. Croyle

in Making Data Talk: The Science and Practice of Translating Public Health Research and Surveillance Findings to Policy Makers, the Public, and the Press

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381535
eISBN:
9780199864782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381535.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of challenges and opportunities faced by scientists and practitioners who want to communicate public health data or other scientific information to lay ... More


Communication Fundamentals

David E. Nelson, Bradford W. Hesse, and Robert T. Croyle

in Making Data Talk: The Science and Practice of Translating Public Health Research and Surveillance Findings to Policy Makers, the Public, and the Press

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381535
eISBN:
9780199864782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381535.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Providing large amounts of scientific data and expecting them to “speak for themselves” is wishful thinking: public health data selection and presentation requires careful consideration. This chapter ... More


Making Data Talk: The Science and Practice of Translating Public Health Research and Surveillance Findings to Policy Makers, the Public, and the Press

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381535
eISBN:
9780199864782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381535.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book reviews the science and art of communicating data, that is, “the numbers” to lay audiences. It reviews the vast and varied literature on this topic to provide practical advice on whether, ... More


Conclusions and New Challenges

David E. Nelson, Bradford W. Hesse, and Robert T. Croyle

in Making Data Talk: The Science and Practice of Translating Public Health Research and Surveillance Findings to Policy Makers, the Public, and the Press

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381535
eISBN:
9780199864782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381535.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reflects on implications of previous chapters and identifies key challenges. Public health professionals may fail to recognize their own epistemology, i.e., their assumptions that ... More


Exploring Temporal and Spatial Patterns in Public Health Surveillance Data

Owen Devine

in Monitoring the Health of Populations: Statistical Principles and Methods for Public Health Surveillance

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195146493
eISBN:
9780199864928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146493.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a collection of easy-to-use, yet intuitively reasonable approaches for exploratory investigations of public health monitoring data. The focus is primarily on one- and ... More


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