Standard 1.3: Data Analysis
Standard 1.3: Analyze public health data to identify trends in health problems, environmental public health hazards, and social and economic factors that affect the public's health
Data analysis involves the examination and interpretation of data with the goal of drawing conclusions that inform planning, decision making, program development, and evaluation. The purpose of data analysis is to identify and understand current, emerging, or potential health problems or environmental public health hazards. Data can identify trends in behaviors, disease incidence, opinions, and other factors that aid in understanding health issues and in designing and evaluating programs and interventions.
Required documentation by measure
Keep these considerations in mind when selecting documentation for this standard: