HP2020 Health Effects of Hookahs Paper

Question Description

The concepts of epidemiology provide the framework for the study of infectious and chronic diseases, which provides a rich source of data for the analysis of trends in disease and health. This assignment will offer the opportunity to explore the health effects associated with hookahs. You will identify populations at risk, and to design an educational intervention for your target population. In addition you will look at what outcomes will be addressed to determine if your interventions work. You will integrate HP2020 and CDC information into your paperResearch the health effects of hookahs and select three to five health effects to address. Identify your target population (for instance, age or other demographic, aggregate population); this must be in your city or state. Design a population based health education intervention for your target population that is aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality for the problem. Be sure to review the research literature and HP2020 for interventions. Decide what outcomes you will use to determine whether your educational intervention works. In a three (3) page summary, address the following.

Identify the problem in the introduction section.

Provide an overview of the problem in your city/state

Review of descriptive epidemiologic and demographic data on mortality/morbidity and risk

Present the goal, overview and objectives of Healthy People 2020 for the paper topic. Also, include an overview of the national snapshot by HP2020.

Create a population focused intervention that includes activities and implementation strategies. Use of scholarly literature and HP2020 is recommended for writing the Intervention Program Plan.

Final Answer



Health Effects of Hookahs


Hookahs are water pipes used in smoking mostly tobacco. The tobacco is found in
different flavors such as watermelon, mint, cappuccino, apple, licorice, chocolate,
coconut, and cherry. The people who smoke hookahs are exposed to varying health
conditions, especially cancers related to the smoke and failure of the respiratory system.
The smoking of hookah is mostly common among the youth. Hookah is smoked in
groups where the same pipe is passed from one person to the next. The use of hookah is
gaining popularity throughout the world and youth from different areas such as in my
state are using it on a large scale. The Healthy People 2020 is working towards reducing
the use of tobacco by creating awareness on the health effects and offering rehabilitation
for the addicted people to assist them to stop using hookahs.
Overview of the Problem in the State
The use of hookah in my state has been on the rise for the last two few years,
creating concerns on how to st...

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