C228 Task 1 paper.docx - C228 Task 1 Sentinel City Health Assessment Sentinel City Health Assessment Ralph Spencer C228 Task 1 1 C228 Task 1 Sentinel

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C228 Task 1: Sentinel City Health Assessment 1 Sentinel City Health Assessment Ralph Spencer C228 Task 1 November 18, 2017
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C228 Task 1: Sentinel City Health Assessment 2 B. Needs Assessment Summary: Sentinel City is a virtual simulation city with a population of 634,265. The majority of the population is between the ages of 18 and 65 for a total of 60.4%. The male to female proportion is almost equal, with the male population totaling 50.1%. The Ethnic breakdown for Sentinel City has the White/Caucasian population at 80.2% as the majority with Black or African American population in second at 10.4%. The predominant language is English at 72.7%. The majority of the population is a high school graduate at 85.1%. The average household median income is $49,091, with the average household size of 2.26. Home ownership is 50.4% and 45.8% of all housing is located in multi-unit structures. by Sentinel City is composed of four different districts: Nightingale Square, Acer Tech Center, Casper Park District and Industrial Heights. Nightingale Square is the first neighborhood to drive through. The population is 103,974 and the majority population is white/caucasian at 81.3%. The majority age group in Nightingale square is 18-65 years old at 77.8%. The majority of the population has health insurance as evidenced by 99.3%. The windshield survey of Nightingale square shows a downtown district. The buildings are multi-unit construction of newer building materials. The streets are clean with very little trash on the sidewalks. There are open areas where people can play tennis and basketball, the facilities look well maintained. People are walking on the sidewalks and the cars are parked correctly on the sides of the streets. Nightingale Sqaure has many store fronts providing numerous different types of services. The grocery store, Jo’s, is located here as well as many an Italian restuarant across the street. Groups of people are watching street performers juggle and seem to be enjoying the outside environment. There is a Senior living center situated
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C228 Task 1: Sentinel City Health Assessment 3 here as well. Advertising on billboards is found but not overpowering. There are trees throughout the district which look healthy and established. There is an upscale looking building called “Palace Condos” which are advertising as a “Green Community”. Acer Tech Center is the second district to drive through. It has a population of 163,890 and the majority of the population is white/caucasian at 70.2%. The majority age group is between 18-65 years old at 73.2%. the majority of the population in this district has health insurance at 98.5%. The windshield survey of this area shows more commercial businesses in relation to Nightingale Sqaure. There is a Dentist Office, Pharmacy, Healthcare Center Outpatient Clinic with an Emergency Department. Acer Tech center has a restuarant called, Lily’s There are multiple people waiting at bus stops and many people walking up and down the sidewalks. Outdoor seating at restaurants is popular here. A bustling farmers market/fruit stand is also popular. There are many trees on the sidewalks which look well established and thriving.
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