There are a great number of resources on the Internet that provide reliable examples of health assessments. One such site is that of Los Angeles county, California, a public site. Go to the link below and choose a health issue (i.e. Children with Special Health Care Needs). Review the data and evaluate it. Report your findings in a thorough, well-organized manner.
● What can you assume from this health assessment?
● What information contained in the report could help you in planning interventions in community health?
● What information could be used in public policy planning? http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/ha/HA_ALPHA_REPORTS.htm
Format your paper consistent with APA 6th guidelines. Be sure to list your sources of information at the end of your assignment. You should have at least 3 academic sources.
- Paper should be written in a narrative format and NOT in a question/answer format.
- Please summarize questions asked and results thoroughly and in your own words. Do not cut and paste answers directly from the findings given on the website. Utilize these results to improve your own personal health.
- Don’t forget to provide at least 3 academic sources in APA format. The health risk assessment/ census information should be one of these sources.
- Be sure to have a separate cover page and reference page.
- Paper should be between 800-900 words in length.