Data Boot Camp: Best Practices for Collecting, Identifying, Interpreting and Visualizing Determinants of Health

Training and consultation to address your most pressing data questions

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Course Details

Training Date: March 11-12, 2019
Registration opens January 7, 2019

Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI)
100 Europa Drive, Chapel Hill, N.C.

Course Fee: $345*

Register Now (register by Feb. 18)

* NCIPH is pleased to offer a discount for two or more participants from the same agency/county. Participants must jointly attend the post-training consultation session. Please contact Lori Rhew at for additional details.

A minimum of 25 participants is required to offer the course.

Led by NCIPH senior data analysts, Data Boot Camp provides immersive training and consultation that will give you skills you can immediately apply to your most pressing data needs.

Senior Data Advisor John Wallace reviews social determinants of healthBeginning with a question about community health relevant to your current work, you’ll learn:

  • The uses and limitations of existing data sources such as the County Health Rankings, U.S. Census Bureau and the N.C. State Center for Health Statistics.
  • Sampling methods used for community health needs assessments and other community data collection activities.
  • How to write effective survey questions to assess community health needs.
  • Effective strategies for visualizing and communicating community data for use by key decision makers and other stakeholders from a variety of sectors and agencies.

Following the training, you will receive an hour of individualized consultation on your specific projects and questions.

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