deals with the methods for collecting, compiling, and presenting health information/
deals with how we perceive information, combine information, and use information to make deisions.
Public health data
facts or d representation of facts as opposed to information.
Public health surveillance
collection of health data as the basis for monitoring and understanding health problems, generating hypothesis about etiology, and evaluating the success of interventions.
a collection of data organized in such a way that a computer program can select and compile the desired pieces of data.
Population health status measures
measurements that summarize the health of populations.