Secondary Data in Aging with Takashi Amano & Yung Chun

February 25, 2021
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The Secondary Data in Aging Interest Group is an interdisciplinary learning collaborative. Focusing on research using secondary data, this group discusses theoretical and methodological issues and research of policy and programs relevant for a person’s life course and aging.

This is an opportunity for participants to: learn about common data sources for secondary research in aging, hear about issues and methods of interest for researchers in St. Louis, share concepts and in-progress research to receive feedback, and identify opportunities for collaboration.

All experience levels, department and university/organization affiliations are invited. This event will take place via Zoom.

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Featured presentation

Geographic distribution of availability and accessibility of adult day services in Missouri

Takashi Amano, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Arts & Sciences, Rutgers University – Newark (Brown School Alum)

Yung Chun, PhD
Data Analyst III, Social Policy Institute, Washington University in St. Louis

Data: American Community Survey (ACS) and Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
Analysis: Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping, Principal Component Analysis (PCA), and Two-Step Floating Catchment Area (2SFCA)

Event Sponsors: Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging at Institute for Public Health