Northwest Center for Public Health Practice at the University of Washington

Presenting Public Health Data

This is an all levels course offering CPH — Free
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In the fourth 45-minute installment of this five-part series, Basic Concepts in Data Analysis for Community Health Assessment, you learn best practices for presenting tables and graphs of public health data.

This training is intended for public health professionals who want to increase their familiarity with the basic concepts of epidemiology.

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What You'll Learn

  • List the common ways to present data.
  • Choose an appropriate format to present specific kinds of data.
  • Identify good design practices for tables and charts.

Competency Terms

Analytical/Assessment Skills
Communication Skills
Written & Oral Communication
Information Dissemination

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Related Job Tasks

Communicate effectively to inform and educate people about health, factors that influence it, and how to improve it