Infant mortality is higher for african american

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Infant mortality is higher for African American babies due to health problems and risks such as low birth weight and that typically they live in lower income areas. N.C has a pretty high rate over 7.0 per 1,000 live births compared to other states such as CA, which is only at 5.0 per 1,000 births. 10. Describe how vulnerability is created through social forces. Natural forces cannot be prevented and affect people as well but in a different way. Vulnerability is stemmed through things like abuse. 11. Describe one nonmedical explanation for why the infant mortality rate is higher among African American mothers? An inescapable atmosphere of societal and systemic racism that then creates medical problems such as hypertension and pre-eclampsia. 12. Describe the relationship between education and the receipt of preventative services for women. What are two possible explanations for this relationship? Well for one, a woman who is informed about preventatives and knowledgeable are more likely to use the resources Now the other side if this is that if one is not, then the chance of them knowing or using the information are very slim. 13. Why do risk factors tend to cluster within groups of individuals? Select three risk factors and describe how they are related and how the increase the likelihood of each other. A baby being born to a woman who is super young. Which means she more then likely did not take the proper prenatal care. One can be smoke during pregnancy and that increases chances. Last would be a mother
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who has no prior knowledge on how to properly take care of an infant can increase chances for the baby to develop SIDS. 14. What is currently being done in Forsyth County to reduce infant mortality?
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