May 22, 2019 | 10:00 - 10:30 AM PT
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research (WONDER) is a massive database that compiles detailed mortality data from every county and state in America.
The granularity of the CDC WONDER data set makes it a powerful tool to understand community health. You can explore data at the national, state and county level, broken down by sex, age, race, and ethnicity.
Also important is WONDER's granularity on causes of death. Want to know how many people in your community die from “contact with a powered lawnmower?” or “falling from a tree?” Chances are the CDC WONDER has you covered.
Join us as we:
Explore ways CDC data sheds light on a community’s health
Understanding “underlying causes of death (UCD) and
multiple causes of death (MCD)”
How to visualize mortality data by sex, age, race, and ethnicity
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