Analysis of ENT diagnoses in the National Ambulatory Care Survey

CSR gave technical assistance to Jose Mattos MD-MPH student at UVa. for a project analyzing data on ear nose and throat diagnoses from the National Ambulatory Care Survey a large annual data collectiion funded by CDC. The study focused on changes over time in presentation of asthma and other complaints separating data by demographic groups. Data for specific ailments and years had to be extracted from multiple NAMCS data sets. Due to the weighting scheme used in this data set complex sampling analysis methods in STATA needed to be applied to the custom-built final data set..
Sample
Data analysis from a large data set available through the CDC. National sample of patient encounters in ambulatory settings.
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Jose Mattos Fellow in Otolaryngology Uva
Sponsor
UVa Department of Otolaryngology
Project ID
9.14
Year
2009