Subject Healthcare

Topic     M3A1 – Registry

Type      Essay

Level     College

Style      APA

Sources                2

Language             English(U.S.)


Registry Assignment You will need to use Internet Explorer with the OHIO Gov. Site

Review and compare the CDC Wonder and OHIO State Gov websites to complete the following:

%u0432%u0402%u045E List the types of data collected

%u0432%u0402%u045E Determine the sources if data

%u0432%u0402%u045E Interpret uses for Health data

%u0432%u0402%u045E Create graphs using specified data sets

%u0432%u0402%u045E Describe uses for graphs in the healthcare setting

Pull up the following 2 websitesCDC


Ohio State Gov.-

Look over the type of data collected on both sites. Focusing on the CDC Wonder websiteThere

are 3 tabs in the center page Wonder Systems, Topics and A-Z Index. What are 3 types

of Databases kept? On the far left side, there are several links :What is Wonder?, FAQ%u0432%u0402%u2122s, Data

Collections. Review the information contained within and answer the following questions.

  1. What does the acronym WONDER stand for?
  2. What are the stated purposes of the WONDER database?
  3. Why do data sets collected by the CDC sometimes change?

Click on the Data Collections link-

  1. What one data set did you expect to see in a public health data set?
  2. What one data set surprised you? Why?

Click on the link for Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting.

  1. What kinds of data can be obtained from this database? List 5.

Now lets create a graph. Click on the link for Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting. You will see 5

tabs across the top of the page- Request form, Results, Map, Chart, and About. We will start on

the Request Form.

%u0432%u0402%u045E Group results by: Age,

%u0432%u0402%u045E Select symptoms: Search for Fever and choose Febrile Convulsions from the


%u0432%u0402%u045E Select vaccine products: Scroll down the list and choose FLU through FLUX

(hold your control key to choose individually, or shift key to select group)

%u0432%u0402%u045E State / Territory: Choose Texas

Now click send in one of the blue bars. Next click on Graph in the top tabs.

  1. What does our data tell us? What information could we deduce from our graph?
  2. Hi-light and copy and paste your graph into this document.
  3. Create another graph on your own, describe the data you are researching.
  4. Attach a copy of the graph you created.

Now let%u0432%u0402%u2122s search on the Ohio Data Warehouse website.

Click on the A-Z Index.

  1. What types of data are collected? List 5.

Click on animal bites. At the bottom of the page click on %u0432%u0402%u045AAnimal Bite Report 2008%u0432%u0402%u045C

  1. Which animal had the largest number of reported bites?
  2. Choose one other database from the indexed list and describe it.

Click back to the Data Warehouse page

At the bottom of the page, click on the blue box with the title

Cancer Incidence, Community Profile and Hospital Data

Click on Information Warehouse on the left, and then Cancer Incidence, and Invasive cancer

data. We will move through several more pages as we take an overall look at what this website

can do.

  1. What are the 2 options listed under Invasive Cancer Data?

Choose Report.

Create a report that will indicate the number of men, in the state of Ohio who were diagnosed

with pancreatic cancer in 2004. Without changing any additional fields click on view report and

answer the following questions: (remember you must be in Internet Explorer to be able to view

all the options)

  1. What were the Count_________ Age-adjusted Rate___________ and Crude


Now go back to the report page

( and click on

map. Select the same daya as above and click on refresh map.

  1. Copy and paste your map here. What does the map tell us?

Click on a county and review the vast amount of data that can be obtained.

  1. How can mapped data be useful to physicians? To hospitals? To state health


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