Step 4 provides detailed technical assistance on the five steps needed to ensure the proper administration of the PHDS and to prepare data files for analysis. This step is intended for project managers and vendors who will conduct the sampling and/or survey administration.
There are four sections in Step 4:
4.1: Monitor survey administration
4.2: Clean and code your PHDS data set
4.3: Integrate updated enrollment and utilization information
4.4: Identify and obtain descriptive information about the health system to inform analysis
4.5: Weight your data set to represent your target population