Explain the pros and cons of tables, line graphs, bar graphs and pie charts
Ch 13 Assignment Data Reporting, Interpretation and Use
For this assignment first read the attached document, Data Interpretation for Public Health Professionals. Submit your work in a Word document. Also submit a copy of the data you sorted using the CDC Wonder website.
Part I – Answer the following questions based on the information provided in the document.
a. What is descriptive epidemiology?
b. Why do we use rates?
c. Identify the different types of rates?d. Why do we compare rates?
e. Explain the pros and cons of tables, line graphs, bar graphs and pie charts?
Part II – Go to the CDC Wonder website. This site provides a single point of access to a wide variety of reports an numeric public health data. Select data to interpret. http://wonder.cdc.gov/
When you arrive at the website select either the births or cancer statistics databases. You’ll be prompted to agree to the site’s policies.
You’ll be directed to a page to filter your database. You may select any data items you would like to see in your results.
Submit a copy of the data you sorted. This can be a download/export of the data (in a notepad file) or a screen shot of the Map or Chart. This counts for a portion of your grade for this assignment.
Website screen shots. Follow these steps to access the data tables.
This discussion assesses your ability to clarify the role of each legally mandated attendee on the Individualized Education Program team. This assessment also supports your achievement of Course Learning Outcome….