Health and Human Services Agency, 2017). According to the CDC, if gonorrhea is left untreated, the complications are the same for women as if had chlamydia. Unlike chlamydia for men, which rarely has lasting complications on men, the CDC states “In men, gonorrhea may be complicated by epididymitis. In rare cases, this may lead to infertility. If left untreated, gonorrhea can also spread to the blood and cause disseminated gonococcal infection (DGI). DGI is usually characterized by arthritis, tenosynovitis, and/or dermatitis. This condition can be life threatening” (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017b). Another prominent health issue witnessed in my neighborhood is obesity. In Oceanside, 7.3% of the population is obese (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018). In California, according to the CDC, “more than one-third (36.5%) of U.S. adults have obesity” (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018). Throughout America, 29
MY COMMUNITY 30 6.Other data as needed (air, water quality, crimes rates). Remember compareobjective data for your community with local (city), state, and national dataRemember to cite sources as appropriate. . Analysis of Data 30
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