Health disparities can be calculated using SEER data or data from another population-based health data source, such as national health surveys. Several resources are available for learning how to use HD*Calc software, help in understanding health disparities summary measures, and for getting technical support.
HD*Calc Software Demonstrations
- 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.
A range of tutorials are available in the HD*Calc help system that cover importing data and how to prepare the data input files and use them to calculate health disparities.
Technical Support Resources