Training

Are you looking for data on the health and health care needs of California's diverse population? You've come to the right place.

From beginner, intermediate, and expert trainings on how to find and use California Health Interview Survey data via our AskCHIS and AskCHIS Neighborhood Edition online health query tools, to workshops on advancing health equity through data disaggregation, the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research has various video and PDF training materials to help you get the information you need.

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California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
AskCHIS NE: Additional Features for Results
This technical assistance article features several options for your results in AskCHIS©, including the ability to export data to Excel; export graphs and maps; embed a map; save a data bar chart; and manipulate a histogram to change date and map views.
  • 4 pages
  • Intermediate
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California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
Accessing Data from the AskCHIS
This technical assistance article features how to execute queries and visualize CHIS data within AskCHIS Neighborhood Edition (AskCHIS NE). This article highlights the Legislative Lookup function to find and get results for a legislative district.
  • 6 pages
  • Beginner
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California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
Accessing Data from the AskCHIS
This technical assistance article features how to execute queries and visualize CHIS data within AskCHIS Neighborhood Edition (AskCHIS NE). This article highlights the Legislative Lookup function to find and get results for a legislative district.
  • 6 pages
  • Beginner
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California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
AskCHIS NE: Executing Queries & Visualizing Your Data
This technical assistance article features how to execute queries and visualize CHIS data within AskCHIS Neighborhood Edition (AskCHIS NE). This article highlights the Legislative Lookup function to find and get results for a legislative district.
  • 7 pages
  • Beginner
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California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
Strengths and Limitations of AskCHIS, AskCHIS NE, and CHIS
This technical assistance article discusses the strengths and limitations of AskCHIS, AskCHIS NE, and CHIS, addressing questions on credibility, reliability, timeliness and more.
  • 4 pages
  • Beginner
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California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
AskCHIS: Unstable Estimates
"This technical assistance article discusses what to do when the data you need is not available in AskCHIS and offers suggestions on how to localize data by taking existing data with proxy measures, making estimates using existing data, and more.
  • 2 pages
  • Beginner
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California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
AskCHIS: What to Do When the Data You Need Is Not Available
This technical assistance article discusses what to do when the data you need is not available in AskCHIS and offers suggestions on how to localize data by taking existing data with proxy measures, making estimates using existing data, and more.
  • 3 pages
  • Beginner
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California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
AskCHIS: What to Do When the Data You Need Is Not Available
This technical assistance article discusses what to do when the data you need is not available in AskCHIS and offers suggestions on how to localize data by taking existing data with proxy measures, making estimates using existing data, and more.
  • 3 pages
  • Beginner
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California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
AskCHIS Training Manual
This training workshop manual is a project of the Health DATA Program. In person and online trainings are available. Both trainings discuss available data sets, illustrates the use of AskCHIS, provides activities and worksheets, and familiarizes participants with data and build critical thinking skills to address their data needs.
  • 83 pages
  • Beginner