Using data to plan public health programs: experience from state cancer prevention and control programs.

@article{Alciati1996UsingDT,
  title={Using data to plan public health programs: experience from state cancer prevention and control programs.},
  author={Marianne H Alciati and Karen Glanz},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={1996},
  volume={111 2},
  pages={165-72}
}
In 1989 the National Cancer Institute funded the second round of Data-Based Intervention Research (DBIR) cooperative agreements with state health agencies to implement a four-phase cancer prevention and control planning model that would establish ongoing cancer prevention and control programs. Activities included identifying and analyzing relevant data to develop a state cancer control plan. The authors reviewed the data analysis and planning activities of five DBIR projects to understand: how… CONTINUE READING