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Health Disparities Calculator

Description:

The Health Disparities Calculator (HD*Calc) is a statistical software designed to generate multiple summary measures to evaluate and monitor health disparities (HD). HD*Calc was created as an extension of SEER*Stat that allows the user to import SEER Data or other population based health data such as National Health Interview Survey, California Health Interview Survey, Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey, and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Cancer, Chronic Disease, Epidemiology, Health Equity, Minority, Tobacco, Vulnerable Populations

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

National Cancer Institute

Submitted:

11/02/2009

Modified:

09/14/2010

The NACCHO Toolbox is a repository of available resources to help local public health practitioners. Tools are produced by local, state, and federal agencies, as well as academic institutions and other stakeholders. The contents of this Toolbox are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect any official recommendations of NACCHO. NACCHO makes no express or implied warranty with respect to the contents and disclaims liability for any damages arising from or connected to the use of the material in this Toolbox.