Discussion 4

Note:

I need 300 words answer of EACH discussion. Must include 2-3 credible sources from provided required readings and cited in APA for EACH answer. Must address every step properly. Must provide 100% original work.

 HP-Discussion 1 (300 Words, 2-3 references from provided Required Readings)

Discuss the biological, behavioral, environmental, and/or social risk factors associated with the Leading Health Indicator you chose to focus upon in Module 1.

(In Module 1 I focused on the maternal, child and infant healthLeading Health Indicator)

Required Readings:

  • ·         U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2010). Healthy People 2020: Leading Health Indicators. Retrieved May 1, 2012, from http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/LHI/default.aspx
  • ·         U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2016). Healthy People 2020: Leading Health Indicators. Retrieved from http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/LHI/default.aspx
  • ·         U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (2014). Public Health Learning Modules-Module 1: Using Healthy People 2020 to Improve Population Health. Part Three: Healthy People and the National Center for Health Statistics. Retrieved from https://vimeopro.com/aptrmodules/phlm/video/75910069

E-Discussion 2 (300 Words, 2-3 references from provided sources)

You have been presented for this Discussion with a morbidity and mortality Table for a number of diseases.

  • 1.      Compare the morbidity and mortality rates for the top three (3) diseases.
  • 2.      What factors would you select that will allow you to determine which disease the community should be most concerned about? So, you should be looking at rates and number of cases.

Go to: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/pdf/leading_causes_of_death_by_age_group_2014-a.pdf for an idea of how cases are grouped by age and type of injuries and diseases.

Required Reading

  • ·         Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2016, February 25). Ten leading causes of death and injury 2014. Accessed from http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/LeadingCauses.html
  • ·         Gerstman, B. (2013). Chapter 6: Incidence and Prevalence Greatly Abridged. Epidemiology kept simple (3rd ed). Oxford: John Wiley & Sons. San Jose State University. Retrieved from http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/gerstman/eks/
  • ·         Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Indices of morbidity and mortality. [Presentation slides]. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from ocw.jhsph.edu/courses/fundepi/PDFs/Lecture6.pdf
  • ·         MedicineNet, Inc. (2016). Definition of mortality rate. Retrieved from www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=10118
  • ·         New York Department of Health. (n.d.). Basic statistics: About incidence, prevalence, morbidity, and mortality. Retrieved from www.health.ny.gov/diseases/chronic/basicstat.htm
  • ·         Evans J (1997). Epidemiology in practice: Disease incidence. J Comm Eye Health, 10(24):60-62. Retrieved from http://www.cehjournal.org/0953-6833/10/jceh_10_24_060.html
  • ·         Gabriel S. & Michaud K. (2009). Review: Epidemiological studies in incidence, prevalence, mortality, and comorbidity of the rheumatic diseases. Arthritis Research & Therapy, 11, 229 (doi:10.1186/ar2669) Retrieved from https://arthritis-research.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/ar2669
  • ·         Niles, R. (2015). Statistics every writer should know. Retrieved from RobertNiles.com http://www.robertniles.com/stats/

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