1) Obesity is a problem in many parts of Texas, and this region is no different. Because the most prominent kind of eating establishment is one that serves food with little to no nutritional value – and that is high in calorie and fat content - it is not a surprise that many of these residents are overweight or obese. 2) Another problem that I noticed was the prevalence of excessive drinking. Most signs suggest that this is mostly a problem with men, but across most age, ethnic, and other demographic brackets, but being especially pronounced in communities that are underserviced economically and many of whose residents have not had as much education as others. 6. Other data as needed (air, water quality, crimes rates). Remember compare objective data for your community with local (city), state, and national data . Remember to cite sources as appropriate. No addition information was needed to assess the questions about the two community health problems that I presented above.
Analysis of Data 1.Based on your subjective and objectivereview of your findings, what conclusions have you arrived at? Remember to cite sources as appropriate. 2. Problem Analysis for Community/Zip Code: Problem: List two (2) problems within your community (for example, Infant Malnutrition, CVD, Lung Cancer, Obesity, Alcoholism, Violence) NOTE : These problems need to be something the Community Health Nurse can
impact (for example, a CHN cannot build a sidewalk, repair a street, implement a new bus route, etc.). Remember to cite sources as appropriate. 1. _Community Awareness Program Addressing Alcohol-Related Violence___________________________________________ 2. Community Awareness Plan Bringing Attention to the Causes of Obesity____________________________________________ Select one of these problems and complete the Problem Analysis chart Problem Correlates* Relationship of Correlate to Problem Data Supportive of Relationship + Ex. Inadequate diet Ex. Diets lacking in required nutrients contribute to malnutrition Ex. All infants and children seen at the local Public Health Clinic are referred to the nutritionist because of poor diets (X.Y. personal communication, date). Of infants measured, 60% were in the lower
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