Apply concepts of multiculturalism and diversity to become an agent of change.

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Question Description

Health Statistics and Populations

Professional Competency addressed in this Assignment:

PC-4.3: Apply concepts of multiculturalism and diversity to become an agent of change.

Directions

Select a health topic of interest such as breastfeeding, coronary heart disease, or juvenile diabetes that affects a specific population such as older adults or women of reproductive age or race. Locate health statistics for your selections. You must include national and state data. Your work may also include local county or city data if available.
Additionally, research content regarding concepts of multiculturalism and diversity, and include interventions that address health disparities.

Input your responses using a table similar to the one below. You may recreate the table in Word©. Excel© files are not accepted. Include a title page and reference page. Length of Assignment should not exceed 3 pages.

Data Search Directions

Summarize Your Findings

Identify the population of interest and health condition/event to your practice. Specify how you define the population (e.g. age, gender, health status, etc.).

Summarize your search process. Specify what sources, organizations and agencies for health statistics were searched to find relevant health statistics. Be specific and thorough in your search.

Provide the health information obtained in the search. Include any significant statistics and information on risk factors and trends in epidemiology data on your topic.

Interpret your findings and determine if there is any evidence of health disparities based on the population examined. Be sure you understand what health disparities are and address if your topic is or is not impacted. Provide several examples and include interventions that would improve this disparity.

DUE: to Dropbox on end of Day 7 of Unit 6.

To view the Grading Rubric for this Assignment, please visit the Grading Rubrics section of the Course Resources.

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Unit 6: Health Statistics and Populations Population of interest and condition Introductory Emergent Practiced 0 -1.9 2 - 2.9 3 - 3.9 Work is missing critical details Neither the population of interest regarding the population of A population of interest and health or health condition are interest and health condition. One condition or event are present but represented, or the information is or more elements may be missing some details related to either or severely misrepresented. The altogether. The population is not both items may be missing. population is not well defined. well defined. Search process The search process and related statistics are not provided or are poorly explained. Health information Appropriate health information is not obtained, and search is not documented. Research findings are not provided or are documented incorrectly with a lack of evidence. Interventions are not addressed. Research findings Format/Style APA format is not utilized. No obvious attempt made to cite ideas and information from other sources. There are consistent and repeated errors in rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation. There are consistent and repeated spelling and/or proofreading errors. Overall style is not at all consistent with formal, professional work. Total available points = The search process is provided, The search process is discussed although specific details are but significant details are missing. omitted. Some heath sources are Health sources and related presented, along with some statistics are not well presented or statistics related to the population are missing. and health condition. More detail could be provided overall. Some health information is provided, but overall data is lacking and does not contain relevant information. Health information obtained in the search is reviewed. Some significant details are either omitted or not explained well. Research findings of health disparities based on examined population somewhat presented. Significant details are missing, and evidence of health disparities may not be provided. Interventions are included but lack significant detail. There are frequent repeated errors in consistency of the text, title page, and references page with APA format. There are numerous errors in which ideas and information from other sources are not cited correctly. There are numerous errors in rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation. There are numerous spelling and/or proofreading errors. Overall style is inadequate for formal, professional work; many areas needs need style improvement. Research findings of health disparities based on examined population is explained. Evidence of health disparities and/or information on research is missing some relevant detail. Interventions are included but could use additional detail. There are some errors, but much of the text, title page, and references page is consistent with the APA format. Ideas and information from other sources are cited correctly with few exceptions. Rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation are followed with few exceptions. Assignment has few spelling and/or proofreading errors. Overall style is adequate for formal, professional work; some areas need style improvement. 4 100 Rubric Score Low Grade points High Low High 3.5 4.0 90 100 2.5 3.49 80 90 1.7 2.49 70 80 1.0 1.69 60 70 0.0 1.00 0 60 d Populations Proficient/Mastered Weight Final Score A population of interest and health condition or event are clearly represented. The population is defined. 20% 0.00 The search process is detailed and summarized clearly. Heath sources are presented, along with relevant statistics related to the population and health condition. 20% 0.00 Relevant health information obtained in the search is well documented. 20% 0.00 Research findings and evidence of health disparities based on examined population are fully explained and well documented. Interventions are included and well detailed. 20% 0.00 20% 0.00 100% 0.00 4 Score Text, title page, and references page are consistent with APA format. Ideas and information from other sources are cited correctly. Rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation are followed. Assignment is spellchecked and proofread. Overall style is demonstrates excellent consistency with that expected of formal, professional work. 0 0.00% Final Score Percentage Percentage Low High 90% 100% 80% 89.99% 70% 79.99% 60% 69.99% 0 59.99% ...
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Doctor_Ralph
School: UT Austin

Attached.

Running head: BREASTFEEDING

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Breastfeeding
Institution Affiliation
Course + Code
Date

BREASTFEEDING

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Data Search Directions

Summarize Your Findings

The population of interest and health
condition/event to your practice.

The population selected for this population
statistics is mothers who are required to
breastfeed their babies. Any infant below 2
years is required to be breastfed and any
baby below 2 years who has been terminated
from breastfeeding is at the risks of facing
malnourishment (Taffel, 1980, p. 1). In the
State of California, the percentage of infants
who are subjected to breastfeeding is 98%
which is 1% higher than the national average
of babies being breastfed.
Premature and full-term babies are the most
vulnerable group of babies who are required
to fully comply with the breastfeeding
routine. Lack of proper breastfeeding
according to the recommendation by the
healthcare facility is at a higher risk of
getting infections and thus susceptible to a
higher risk for mortality.
In other instances, lack of proper
breastfeeding may also affect child
psychological, cognitive and physical
development. Stopping breastfeeding at the
age of 3 months or below may lead to
increases risk of “physical and neurological
impairments” in a child once t...

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