Module 3: Understanding Data


This module introduces the importance of data and decision-making in response to the epidemic. Learners will be able to It also allows the opportunity to review epidemiology reports from the County of San Diego.

Learning Objectives

  • Knowledge of the local HIV epidemic, including communities disproportionately impacted
  • Knowledge of how to read, understand and interpret HIV epidemiologic data

To watch elements of Module 3, review the different videos in the gallery below.

Terminology and Big Picture

Types of Data

Visual Data

Data and Advocacy

Credible sources


Ending the Epidemic Strategies

Health Disparities in California

Principles of Epidemiology

San Diego HIV/AIDS Epidemiology Report

San Diego HIV Planning Group Key Findings