EPIDEMIOLOGIC PROFILE ASSIGNMENT2Executive SummaryThe main purpose of the epidemiologic profile is to relate the health issues that affect the community in Baltimore. The main health issues that affect the population include stroke, accidents, cancer, as well as heart disease. The epidemiologic profile is essential as it provides the major issues that affect the people of the city. In so doing, it will be possible for the responsible organs of the government to offer the necessary resources to the deserving areas. Thedata also helps the City to be in a position to focus on prevention strategies for the major illnesses and diseases affecting the population. The majority of the people who live in the city of Baltimore are the black people followed by the whites. The majority of these people are already enrolled in different health plans. The city provides a rich history and cultural backgrounds with the national anthem having its roots in Baltimore.
EPIDEMIOLOGIC PROFILE ASSIGNMENT3IntroductionOne of the major cities in Maryland in Baltimore. It has a long history mainly as a seaport. The city acts as the birthplace for the United States anthem at Fort McHenry. The population in the city is approximately 619000 with approximately 7600 people living in each square mile. The median age in the city is 2.5 with that of the entire US is 2.6. Close to 30.6% of the people in the city are married, 10.8% are divorced while 18% have children in their marriage as well as 33.3% who are children. The majority of the people in the city are the blacks at 62.5%,whites at 28.1%, Asian community at 2.5% whereas those who claim to be Hispanic accounting for 4.5%. The economy of the city takes approximately 284 thousand people (McColl, 2017). The main industries in the city include social assistance and health care, educational services, and retail trade. The highest paying sectors include the public administration, utilities, technical and services as well as professional services. The median income in MD is $47,131 with that of the male gender accounting for 1.23 more than that of the income of the females. In response to the income inequality issue in the city, it is at 0.461 a figure which is lower compared to the national average. The households in the city account for a median annual income are less compared to themedian annual income across the US which is at $60,336 (Mode, Evans & Zonderman, 2016). Approximately 22.4% of the already determined poverty status live below the poverty line. The number represents 134 thousand of the total 597 thousand people which is higher compared to the national average which stands at 13.4%.
EPIDEMIOLOGIC PROFILE ASSIGNMENT4The females represent the highest number of people who live under the poverty line between 25 and 34 years. The next in the line of poverty is the females between 45 and 54 years and lastly those between 18 and 24 years. The information on the size of the family as well as its composition is mainly used in determining the rate of poverty (Vedovato, et al, 2016). When a