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Understanding community health status

William P. Brandon

Understanding community health status

a commentary on the health and demographic data in 1993 Charlotte/Mecklenburg quality of life indicators

by William P. Brandon

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Published by Policy House, University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Charlotte, NC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mecklenburg County (N.C.),
  • North Carolina,
  • Mecklenburg County.
    • Subjects:
    • Health status indicators -- North Carolina -- Mecklenburg County.,
    • Quality of life -- North Carolina -- Mecklenburg County.,
    • Mecklenburg County (N.C.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William P. Brandon.
      SeriesPolicy House research report ;, no. 1
      ContributionsUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte. Policy House.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA407.N8 B73 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 37 leaves :
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL937556M
      LC Control Number95621368
      OCLC/WorldCa32194338

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For example, in their text on community and population health, Green and Ottoson defined community health as referring to “ the health status of a community and to the organized responsibilities of public health, school health, transportation safety, and other tax-supported functions, with voluntary and private actions, to promote and protect the health of local populations identified as communities.”Cited by: Current health status in any given community reflects the combined and cumulative effects of factors operating over time in many other communities.

These confounding influences must be taken into account in developing and implementing health improvement efforts based on accountable performance. GROWING INTEREST IN PERFORMANCE MONITORING. What do we mean by understanding and describing the community. Understanding the community entails understanding it in a number of ways.

Whether or not the community is defined geographically, it still has a geographic context -- a setting that it exists in. Getting a clear sense of this setting may be key to a full understanding of it.

The results of the CHSA provide an understanding of the community's health status and ensure that the community's priorities consider specific health status issues, such as high lung cancer rates or low immunization rates.

The CHSA provides a list of core indicators (data elements) for 11 broad-based categories. Community health is a public health field that is concerned with healthcare practices within a community.

Community health workers are health professionals who work at the frontline of community care. Community health is a medical specialty that focuses on the physical and mental well-being of the people in a specific geographic region.

This important subsection of public health includes initiatives to help community members maintain and improve their health, prevent the spread of infectious diseases and prepare for natural disasters.

method to understanding the overall health of a community. By examining these numbers, your community will gain a better to track identified indicators and any changes that may occur over time regarding a community’s health status. Elements of the monitoring system that should be considered9: • Frequency of data collection.

A community health profile is made up of indicators of sociodemographic characteristics, health status and quality of life, health risk factors, and health resources that are relevant for most communities; these indicators provide basic descriptive information that can inform priority setting and interpretation of data on specific health issues.

Community health Nursing is the synthesis of nursing and public health practice applied to promote and protect the health of population. community practice. Community health nursing is essential particularly at this point in time because it maximizes the health status of individuals, families, groups and the community through direct.

Worcester Community Assessment of Mental Health Needs led to the following recommendations to improve the mental health needs of the Worcester community: 1. Greater and broader coordinated care 2. Increased use of case managers, patient navigators/advocates, community health workers 3.

Greater network/community among providers 4. incidence and prevalence of health conditions and health status between groups are commonly referred to as health disparities (see Table ). Most health disparities affect groups marginalized because of socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, disability status, geographic location, or some combination of these.

Each profile includes key indicators of health outcomes, which describes the population health status of a county and factors that have the potential to influence health outcomes, such as health care access and quality, health behaviors, social factors, and the physical environment.

Community health workers (including promotores de salud, community health representatives, community health advisors, patient navigators, and others) are frontline, culturally competent, public health workers who serve as a bridge between underserved communities and healthcare systems.

They are from, or have a close understanding of, the. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals experience unique health disparities. Although the acronym LGBT is used as an umbrella term, and the health needs of this community are often grouped together, each of these letters represents a distinct population with its own health concerns.

Furthermore, among lesbians, gay men, bisexual men and women. PartUnit 1 Foundations of Community Health Chapter1 Understanding Community Health and the Organizations That Help Shape It Chapter2 Epidemiology: The Study, Prevention, and Control of Diseases, Injuries, and Other Health Conditions in the Community Chapter3 Community Price: $   Understanding Your Health offers an exciting and practical approach to the teaching of the traditional content areas of personal health.

Its two key themes - the six dimensions of health and the five developmental tasks - help students apply the text's content to their own lives, by improving their decision-making s:   Community health is the health status of persons notorganized and without identity as a group or locality.T/FFalse: Community health is the status of a defined group ofpeople and the actions and conditions to promote, protect, andpreserve their health is the health status of persons not organized andwithout identity as a group or.

community health activities. 4 List and discuss the factors that influence a community’s health. 5 Briefly relate the history of community/public health, including the recent U.S. history of community and public health in the twentieth century.

6 Provide a brief overview of the current health status of Americans. 7 Describe the status of. The information about community health status, health problems, and resources must be assimilated and integrated by each participant into his or her understanding of the community and its value system before the participant is asked to base decisions about resources and needs on it.

The requisite decisions are judgments. 1 Community Health Status Assessment Core Indicator Lists Category One Demographic Characteristics Definition of Category: Demographic characteristics include measures of total population as well as percent of total population by age group, gender, race and ethnicity, where these populations.Understanding the Relationship Between Education and Health.

Emily Zimmerman and Steven H. Woolf, Virginia Commonwealth University. 1, 2. It is now widely recognized that health outcomes are deeply influenced by a variety of social factors outside of health care.

The dramatic differences in morbidity, mortality, and risk factors. Community health nursing. A community nurse can serve direct care, educate individuals or the public, advocate for health improvements and perform research in community health. It is the job of a community health nurse to help and keep the community health problems under control.

Characteristics of Community Health Nursing.