C228 Task 1 (1).docx - Running head COMMUNITY HEALTH AND POPULATION FOCUSED NURSING Task 1 C228 V3 Alfred Maniago Western Governors University 1

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Running head: COMMUNITY HEALTH AND POPULATION FOCUSED NURSING 1 Task 1 C228 V3 Alfred Maniago Western Governors University February 15, 2020
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COMMUNITY HEALTH AND POPULATION FOCUSED NURSING 2 A. Sentinel City has made an update to their platform allowing for multiple pictures to be included in a Photo Journal. Save the Photo Journal as a PDF to your Desktop to be submitted with task 1. See Attachment B. Needs Assessment : Holistic, Comprehensive Assessment of the Sentinel City. Complete this section as directed. Demographics Sentinel City is virtual reality simulation city with a population of 663,862 residents and a median household income of 49,091 dollars dispersed between four subareas within the city. The population of Sentinel City constitutes to 10.5% of adults who are 65 years or older, 21.7% who are 18 years or younger and 7.4% of the population are 5 and under. Within Sentinel City, Caucasians make up majority of the population with 80.6% of the population being Caucasian. African Americans account for 10.4% of the population in Sentinel City. The Asian population accounts for 3.7% of the total population of Sentinel City. 3.1% of the population is composed of members of the community that claim to be two or more races. The smallest population found within this virtual city comprises of Hawaiians or Pacific Islanders, and this accounts for only 0.2% of the total population of Sentinel City. Overall, the median household income of Sentinel City is $49,091. As the demographic details have been listed, 18.9% of the citizens of Sentinel City are classified to be living below the level of poverty. As previously mentioned, Sentinel City is divided into four separate neighborhoods or subdivisions. Casper Park District is the most densely populated neighborhood in Sentinel City. This neighborhood has 352,643 residents. 2,016 residents here are veterans. The median household income is $80,134. Furthermore, Casper Park District has the 2 nd highest number of
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COMMUNITY HEALTH AND POPULATION FOCUSED NURSING 3 persons without health insurance under 65 years old with 22.7% of the population. In all four communities of Sentinel City, Casper Park District has the most number of people under the age of 18 with a total of 33.8% and 10.9% of that number are children 5 and under. Acer Tech Center is the 2 nd largest community in Sentinel City by Population. This community holds 168,390 residents. With 6,208 veterans, this area also holds majority of the veteran population in Sentinel City. This neighborhood’s median income is $166,300 and 1.5% of Acer Tech Center are non-insured residents. Nightingale Square is the 3 rd largest neighborhood in Sentinel City. This area has a population of 103,974 residents, and has a median household income of $269,550, which is the highest median income when compared to the other communities within Sentinel City. There are 5,326 veterans in this community and majority of the population in this district is of Caucasian ethnicity. Interestingly, this residential district has the lowest amount of residents who are uninsured under 65 years-old with a total of 0.7%. Lastly, 2.4% of the population that are age 5
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