Tackling Data: Instructional Modules

Feedback from the Iowa Public Health Data Needs Assessment indicated that data users wanted quick refreshers of data concepts. The Institute of Public Health Research and Policy with the Iowa Department of Public Health have developed seven instructional videos to provide a quick data terminology resource. Check out the videos below!

How to get data on the Iowa Public Health Tracking Portal

Confidence Intervals

Crude, Category-Specific, and Standardized Rates

Counts versus Rates

Calculating Age-Adjusted Rates

Incidence versus Prevalence

Suppressed Data