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Preventing Chronic Disease | Applying Spatial Analysis Tools in Public Health: An Example Using SaTScan to Detect Geographic Targets for Colorectal Cancer Screening Interventions - CDC

CDC  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  early detection of cancer  Cluster Analysis  Spatial Analysis  Geographic Mapping  Epidemiologic Methods  Community Health Planning  Colorectal Neoplasms  Colorectal Cancer Disparities 

Epidemiologists are gradually incorporating spatial analysis into health-related research as geocoded cases of disease become widely available and health-focused geospatial computer applications are developed. One health-focused application of spatial analysis is cluster detection.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Tailoring Community-Based Wellness Initiatives With Latent Class Analysis - Massachusetts Community Transformation Grant Projects - CDC

CDC  health promotion  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Public Health Practice  Cluster Analysis  Community Health Planning  residence characteristics  Statistical Models  Health Status  Classification 

Community-based approaches to preventing chronic diseases are attractive because of their broad reach and low costs, and as such, are integral components of health care reform efforts. Implementing community-based initiatives across Massachusetts’ municipalities presents both programmatic and evaluation challenges. For effective delivery and evaluation of the interventions, establishing a community typology that groups similar municipalities provides a balanced and cost-effective approach.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Tackling the Tobacco and Obesity Epidemics - CDC

prevention  disease  role  chronic  tobacco  CDC  partnerships  obesity  publicprivate  tackling  epidemics  chronic disease  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Community Health Planning 

In response to the illness and death caused by preventable chronic diseases, the US Department of Health and Human Services created Communities Putting Prevention to Work to support community efforts in tackling tobacco use and obesity through policy, systems, and environmental change. As part of this program, 10 national nonprofit organizations with prevention expertise were funded and matched with specific community objectives. Most tobacco and obesity-related matched objectives were successfully accomplished by communities. Public–private partnerships should be considered when addressing chronic disease prevention.

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