Epidemiology final paper outline

Epidemiology final paper outline - Benny Wong Prof....

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Benny Wong Prof. Edelsack Angela Farooqi Chris Caruso CHC 20301 Final Paper Outline 1. Introduction a. Introduce obesity and explain why interventions are necessary in NYC by: i. Discussing the pathophysiology of obesity, its classification and how it affects the risk of CHD ii. Briefly mention prevalence and incidence of obesity in the U.S. b. Risks for Mortality and Morbidity c. Prevention and Treatment (primary, secondary and tertiary) 2. Epidemiology of Obesity in NYC a. Prevalence and Incidence of Obesity in NYC based on age, gender, race/ethnicity, etc. Obtain information from EpiQuery and relevant literature b. Target Population Inclusion Criteria i. Middle-school students from the 6 th to 8 th grade in Canarsie and Flatlands. ii. Available for the entire duration of the intervention iii. An active cellular telephone capable of SMS iv. A computer and internet connection 3. Intervention a. Based on relevant literature, the intervention will focus mainly on diet and exercise, while also implementing other tools, such as text messaging, the internet
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