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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Division of Public Health Statistics & Performance Management

CHARTS Training Resources

Overview Tutorial
Take a quick tour of FLHealthCHARTS.com’s features and functionality.

Profile Tutorial
Profile reports give you a quick look at health statistics focused on a particular topic. This tutorial provides a summary of the functions in these reports.

Viewer Tutorial
Viewers show four perspectives of a health indicator: trend lines, maps and data tables with trends and all 67 counties for a selected year. Learn to operate all the functions of the four-panel viewer with this quick tutorial.

Community Map Tutorial
The interactive Community Map tool provides visual access to data for the 30 leading causes of death and select birth indicators at the census tract and ZIP code level for all 67 counties. Get the most out of this tool by exploring this 9 page tutorial.

Query Systems Tutorial
Query systems allow you to select the specific combinations of data you need from a wealth of birth, death, marriage, divorce or population data. This tutorial provides an overview of ways to customize the data to meet your needs.

Reportable and Infectious Diseases - Frequency Report
The frequency report is based on reportable disease information received by the Florida Department of Health. Use this tool to generate your own reportable and infectious diseases report from the Merlin system.

Measure of Variability (MOV) Tutorial
Are you wondering about statistical significance? If so, review this overview of the measure of variability. Learn how it is used in FLHealthCHARTS.com.

Data Update Schedule
The schedule lists sources of FLHealthCHARTS data and provides established timeframes for annual updates to FLHealthCHARTS.com.

FloridaCHARTS.com User Guide FLHealthCHARTS.com User Guide
This guide provides useful information about how to use the FLHealthCHARTS.com website. It includes information about data sources, rate calculations, report types and interactive maps. Each chapter also includes several practice exercises to help users learn to use the different features of the site.

Vital Statistics Rates and Formulae
This document details calculations used in the Vital Statistics Annual Report and in this system.

ICD-10 - International Statistical Classification of Diseases, tenth revision
The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is designed to promote international comparability in the collection, processing, classification, and presentation of mortality statistics. This includes providing a format for reporting causes of death on the death certificate.

View recorded webinars about FLHealthCHARTS and retrieve training materials here.

Fetal & Infant Mortality Webinar, May 2017 acrobat image
This webinar features a look at maternal and child health indicators with a focus on fetal and infant mortality data. We discuss data interpretation tools such as quartiles, measure of variability and statistical significance of trends; and we demonstrate creating customized reports using the query systems. The webinar concluded with a document proving links to specific CHARTS measures which is available as a PDF file.

Assessing Health Disparities and Closing the Gap acrobat image
This webinar features an overview of FLHealthCHARTS.com, information about the Closing the Gap Grant Program sponsored by the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, and reports and data to assess health disparities and the populations in which they occur.

Chronic Diseases, March 2017acrobat image
This session demonstrates using FLHealthCHARTS to obtain data about chronic diseases. The Leading Causes of Death and Chronic Disease Profile Reports are featured. Also included are rate types as seen using data viewers. The Death Query System’s leading causes of death report is used as an example for report customization.

FLHealthCHARTS for County Health Department Medical Directors, March 2017acrobat image
This session demonstrates an overview of all features of FLHealthCHARTS.

Maternal and Child Health, February 2017acrobat image
This session demonstrates using FLHealthCHARTS and the Life Course Indicators Report to obtain maternal and child health data. FLHealthCHARTS profile reports, indicator viewers, query systems are featured. The Life Course Indicators Report and links to FLHealthCHARTS for its county-level measures are highlighted.

Reportable and Infectious Diseases, January 2017acrobat image
This session provides a brief FLHealthCHARTS overview and explores the Reportable Diseases query system.

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