Teenage Pregnancy in Monterey County

Teenage Pregnancy in Monterey County

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Type:Other
Pages:8(2200 words)
Sources:9
Style:APA
Subject:Other
Level:University
Topic:Teenage Pregnancy in Monterrey County
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Term Assignment #2: Epidemiological Information Points: 100 Objective:
This assignment gives you a change to practice researching and
presenting epidemiological information. Guidelines: In 3-4 pages
describe one of the health issues your community faces (from Term
Assignment #1) investigating epidemiological information (the
information that tells you what affects the community) by sharing:
General information 1. Introduction 2. The general history of the
health topic a) When did it become a national concern? b) What are the
national morbidity and mortality rates for this health topic? c) How
has it change over the past few decades at the national level? Give
morbidity and mortality rates for the last few decades. A chart would
be very helpful. 3. The determinants of the health issue: What are the
contributory causes? What make people at-risk for it? 4. The efforts
that have been taken to reduce the incidence rate at the national
level. What specific national programs/agencies/nonprofits are focused
on this health topic? County specific information 1. Describe the
burden of disease at the county level including • Mortality/morbidity
rates • Financial costs to the county (if you cannot locate this, the
financial cost to an individual with this health condition) • Impact
on the quality of life including Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALY)
& Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL). This may be national data,
state level or county level. 2. Describe how the burden of disease has
changed over the past decade within the community. Give morbidity and
mortality rates for the last few decades. A chart would be very
helpful. 3. What efforts have been taken to reduce the incidence rate
at the regional level? What specific local
programs/agencies/nonprofits are focused on this health topic? 4.
Explain how the rates and health outcomes in your community relate to
the rates and outcomes at the national level • Are the rates similar
of different? A chart comparing the national and county rates is
required. • Why might these results be? What are some of the
contributing factors to these similarities or differences? 5.
Conclusion Be sure you: 1. Include headings and subheadings to help
your readers find the information. 2. The use of bullet points,
charts, or tables may make the presentation of some data clearer. Be
sure to describe in the text what data are covered and refer the
reader to view them. • Be sure that the data in these are pertinent.
3. Edit your work so that is it professional. 4. Share the information
in a manner that makes the information clear and is interesting to
read. 5. Be sure that all sources (including tables, charts, and
images) are referenced in-text and full references are in APA format.
6. Post the assignment to iLearn on or before 11:55PM of the due date
14 Possible Topics There are numerous topics that could be selected
the following list is a brief list of topics with plenty of
information in the local counties. I am happy to provide feedback on
other topics that you may be interested in researching that are not on
this list. Obesity Cancer Teen Pregnancy Diabetes STIs/STDs Heart
Disease HIV/AIDS Alzheimer’s Infant Mortality Stroke Unintended
Fatalities/Accidents Pneumonia and Influenza Chronic Liver Disease
Suicide Homicide Overdose Deaths Motor Vehicle Fatalities
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