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Running head: COMMUNITY HEALTH AND POPULATION-FOCUSED NURSING 1 Community Health and Population-Focused Nursing Task 1 V3 Laurie Driggers C228 March 31,2019
COMMUNITY HEALTH AND POPULATION-FOCUSED NURSING 2 Community Health and Population-Focused Nursing Task 1 V3 (B) Needs Assessment Demographics The demographics assessment tool allows for the assessment of the population of Sentinel City, which includes but is not limited to number of people who live in Sentinel City, age, race, median household income, marriage, births, deaths, and many other statistics that can be used to determine the needs of the city. Sentinel City is made of four neighborhoods; Nightingale Square, Acer Tech Center, and Industrial Heights. The city has a population of 663,862. The ages of people under the age of 5 is 7.4%, age 5-17 is 21.3%, and 65 or older is 10.5%. The race breakdown is Black or African American alone is 10.4%; American Indian and Alaska Native alone is 2.0%; Asian alone is 3.7%; Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone is 0.2%; Hispanic or Latino is 31.5%, and white alone, not Hispanic or Latino is 52.7%. The median household income of Sentinel City is $49,091, and the percentage of residents living below the poverty level is 18.91%. Nightingale Square has a population of 103,974 with a median household income of $269,550. The primary ethnicity is white at 81.3% and secondary is Hispanic or Latino is 3.7%. Persons without health insurance under the age of 65 is 0.7%. Persons under the age of 5 years account for 2.4% of the population, 5-17 years is 5.9%, and 65 years or over is 3.5%. Acer Tech Center has a population of 168,390 with a median household income of $166,300. The primary ethnicity is white at 70.2% and secondary is Hispanic or Latino at 13.7%. Persons without health insurance under the age of 56 is 1.5%. Person under the age of 5 years account for 4.1% of the population, 5-17 years is 7.0%, and persons 65 or older is 19.8%. Casper Park District has a population of 352,642 with a median household income of $80,134. Persons without health insurance under the age of 65 is 1.5% of the population. The
COMMUNITY HEALTH AND POPULATION-FOCUSED NURSING 3 primary ethnicity is White at 63% followed by Hispanic or Latino at 24%. Persons under the age of 5 years account for 10.9% of the population, 5-17 years 33.8%, and 65 years or old 6.5%. Industrial Heights has a population of 38,855 with a median household income of $24,672. The primary ethnicity is Hispanic or Latino at 46.8% followed by Black or African American at 13.1%. Person under the age of 65 without insurance is 37.5%. Persons under the age of 5 account for 10.9% of the population, 5-17 years is 20.8%, and age 65 or over is 12.9%. Industrial Heights has the most people under the age 65 without health insurance and the lowest median income. This area has the highest poverty level with Casper Park District coming in second. The lowest income is earned by Hispanic or Latino as well as Black or African American. The predominant ethnicity in the other three neighborhoods is White followed by Hispanic or Latino. Most of the Veterans live in Acer Tech with Nightingale Square second. Most of the needs seem to be in Industrial Heights Followed by Casper Park District.

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