Health Disparities Calculator (HD*Calc) Tutorials
Health disparities can be calculated using SEER data or data from another population based health data source.
Health Disparities Summary Measures and HD*Calc Software Demonstration
Measuring for Improvement: The Health Disparities Calculator - A review of HD*Calc and an example of how the tool is used in a county health department.
HD*Calc Webinar - An explanation of health disparities measures and a video demonstration are available to provide more in-depth training for HD*Calc.
Importing Data Basics
These tutorials assume that you already have the input data file ready to import into HD*Calc. There are two ways to import data into HD*Calc depending on the data source:
Preparing Input Data Files and Using HD*Calc for Analyses
The following exercises will teach you how to prepare the data input files and use them to calculate health disparities in HD*Calc.
SEER Data Examples
These instructions assume that you have SEER*Stat installed on your computer. If you are not familiar with SEER*Stat, you should work through the SEER*Stat tutorials before starting these exercises.
- Measuring Health Disparities By Race using SEER Incidence Data
- Measuring Health Disparities By Socioeconomic Group using SEER Incidence Data
- Measuring Health Disparities By Race using SEER Incidence Data showing 3-Year Moving Average
Other Data Source Example
- Measuring Health Disparities By Income Level using California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) Colorectal Cancer Screening Data