years of age. Business & Industry Describe stores and shops available in the community, e.g., grocery stores, gas stations, department stores. What type of business climate exists? Manufactures? Light or heavy industry? Large employers? Small business owners? Retail? Hospitality industry? Do people have to seek employment elsewhere? Is this considered a “bedroom community”- where people work outside this community but live here ? Make sure you address fully what you observed and NOTE if something was not found within your community area. This neighborhood has many stores. The grocery store is Albertsons and is 1.1 mile away. Kent Kwik is a convenience store and gas station and is located on the corner of Wadley and Loop 250. Kohl’s is in the shopping center with Ashley Furniture and Rooms to Go. The business climate is relaxed and is geared to the domestic consumer. There are no manufacturing plants or warehouses in this neighborhood. There is a La Quinta Hotel in this neighborhood as well. The industry is light. There are 2 small business owners. One is a dentist and the other is Tarpon Pipe and Supply. Many retail stores like Sprint, Kohl’s, and Maurice’s. Lowes is across the loop at 0.9 miles away. The average price of houses in this neighborhood are $210,000. It is likely that this is a bedroom community. Politics What indicators do you see about politics? Posters? Headquarters ? Make sure you address fully what you observed and NOTE if something was not found within your community area. There are no obvious indicators regarding politics in this neighborhood. No yard signs are noted. No posters are noted. There are no political headquarters located in this neighborhood. Media Do you see indicators of what people read? Listen to the radio? Watch TV? Are there any signs of media language other than English ? Make sure you address fully what you observed and NOTE if something was not found within your community area. There was nothing indicating what people read in this neighborhood. There was no radio broadcast observed. No observation was made of the community watching TV. There were no other signs of media language other than English
STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF COMMUNITY HEALTH PROBLEM 9 observed. Key Informants Interview a fireman or police office. Also interview a librarian, school teacher, school nurse or administrator. Ask each person interviewed to share their perceptions of the following and cite personal communication as appropriate : 1. Interview with fireman or police officer ˃ Community’s Health issues Talking with R. Doggett (personal communication, March 1, 2017), a local police officer, he made known that several of the inhabitants of this community are aged 75 and older and 911 calls are received due to various ailments of the elderly. R. Doggett also stated that he perceived the general health of the community as “pretty good” (personal communication, March 1, 2017).
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