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Project: Final Project Data Analysis and Initiative Proposal Your final assignment for this course (referred to as the Final Project) begins in Week 3 with the completion of a Community Needs...

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Project: Final Project Data Analysis and Initiative Proposal

Your final assignment for this course (referred to as the Final Project) begins in Week 3 with the completion of a Community Needs Assessment.This project builds by sections during Weeks 3, 6, 8, and 11. It is important that you select a health topic in Week 3 that you will be able to write about at length during the four weeks you are developing your project.This week, you begin your Community Needs Assessment Final Project by completing an analysis of your local community to identify the top health problems.

Community Needs Assessments are used by health care administrators, decision makers, and policy makers to identify health inequities and to ensure that health care resources are maximized for health improvement. A Community Needs Assessment describes the health and welfare of the priority population, identifies the major health risk factors, and the top health problems, and helps to identify the next steps to address these factors.

To prepare for this Assignment

Consider the parameters of your geographic area. This is apopulation based project; please choose a city or county in your state – or country. You will complete and submit both sections of theData Collection Worksheet Templateprovided in this week’sLearning Resources.

The Assignment

· Complete Section One of the Data Collection Worksheet Template provided in this week’s Learning Resources. The data you enter on the worksheet should be based on a city or county – plus US data. (International students may choose a region of their country and compare this data to their country’s national data)

· Compare your city or county data to the national data in the appropriate column. You will summarize these findings in Section Two.

· Complete Section Two. Based on your analysis and identification oftop health problems, chooseonepopulation health issue and reply to the questions/topics in this section.

· Submit the entire worksheet, which includes your data in Section One and responses to the items in Section Two.

· This assignment will be 4-5 pages. The information will be used in your Final Project assignments during Weeks 6, 8, and 11.

MY STATE IS NORTH DAKOTA PLEASE USE IT IN THE PROJECT WORK

THIS IS THE TEMPLATE TO USE

Data Collection Worksheet Template

Name:

Statistical Information is from what City or County:

SECTION ONE: Data Collection

Demographics-Related Data

Indicators

Data from Your

Chosen Location

(City or County)

Data for US *

Data Source

(Cite appropriately)

Sampling Notes

Overall population of area of focus

Population under the age of 5

Population over the age of 65

Population of male and female

Ethnic backgrounds

Percentage of non-native speaking population/ households

Education levels

Income levels

Poverty level

HEALTH RELATED DATA

Indicators

Data from Your

Chosen Location

(City or County)

Data for US *

Data Source

(Cite appropriately)

Sampling Notes

Life expectancy

Infant mortality

10 diseases with the highest mortality (or prevalence)

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10.

* International students – data from your country

References:

SECTION TWO: Proposal Outline - Final Project Initiative Proposal

Write 2-3 paragraphs comparing and analyzing your city or county data with US data (or your country).

State the health issue you are choosing for your population health initiative (one – two sentences):

Explain why you chose this health issue (one - two paragraphs):

Describe your chosen population. Be specific by providing demographics to fully explain your population (provide two – three sentences to explain why these demographics are important):

List and describe three objectives you hope to accomplish with your initiative (one sentence for each objective). Use the SMART topics as a guide. (SMART – specific, measureable, actionable, reasonable, time bound)

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Describe two – three activities you will use to accomplish each of these objectives (one – two sentences for each activity).

Directions: Write the activity on the line by the number and then use space underneath the number to provide specific discussion. Please be specific in describing the activity. For example, if you want to have a 10 K race, state details about the event.

Three Activities for Objective 1

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Three Activities for Objective 2

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Three Activities for Objective 3

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Answered Same Day Mar 14, 2020

Solution

Anju Lata answered on Mar 16 2020
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Running Head: DATA ANALYSIS & INITIATIVE PROPOSAL
DATA ANALYSIS & INITIATIVE PROPOSAL 13
COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT
Data Analysis & Initiative Proposal
(Final Project)
Abstract
The report compares the demographics of the US and North Dakota on the basis of Census 2017 in terms of population, gender, age, ethnic groups, income, education, language and poverty levels. It also compares the two places on the basis of health-related data like life expectancy and Infant Mortality rate and enlists 10 diseases with the highest prevalence in the US and North Dakota.
The second section analyzes the data collected in the first section, describes the population and health issues in each area. At last, the report illustrates three objectives we hope to accomplish with our SMART initiatives and three activities we will use to accomplish those objectives.
Keywords: Census, SMART, demographics, population
Introduction
North Dakota is a state located in Midwestern dimensions of US. It is 19th largest state of US in the area and most sparsely populated. The capital of North Dakota is Bismarck. It is located in Great Plains region and possesses a continental climate. Most of the people speak English as their native language. Being one of the fastest growing states in the US, most of the population is involved in agriculture (50states,2018).
United States (US) is highly developed and u
anized country consists of 50 states of North America. Its capital is Washington DC and present president Donald Trump. Most of the people speak English and follow Christianity as religion. It has a diverse range of climatic conditions in different parts of the country ranging from arid, desert, Medite
anean, tropical and oceanic (Global Edge, 2018).
DATA COLLECTION WORKSHEET
Name:______________________________
City/Country: North Dakota
SECTION 1: DATA COLLECTION
    Demographics Related Data
    Indicators
    Data from your chosen locality (North Dakota)
    Data for the US
    Data Source
Cite Appropriately
    Notes
    Overall population of Area of focus
    755,393
    325,719,178
    US Population (2017) https:
www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/US/PST045217
North Dakota Population (2017). https:
www.census.gov/quickfacts/ND
    
    Population under the age of 5
    7.3%
    6.2%
    https:
www.census.gov/quickfacts/ND
US Population (2017) https:
www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/US/PST045217
    
    Population over the age of 65
    14.5%
    15.2%
    https:
www.census.gov/quickfacts/ND
https:
www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/US/PST045217
    
    Population of Male & Female
    Male:51.3%
Female: 48.7%
    Male: 49.2%
Female: 50.8%
    https:
www.census.gov/quickfacts/ND
https:
www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/US/PST045217
    
    Ethnic Backgrounds
    Whites: 87.9% (660919)
Native Hawaiian: 233
Two or more races: 21,588
American Indian/ Alaska Native: 5.5% (41,649)
Blacks:2.9% (19,250)
Asian: 1.5% (9,200)
    Whites: (73.3%) 233,657,078
Native Hawaiian: 560,021
Two or more races:9,752,947
American Indian/ Alaska Native: 2,597,817
Blacks: (12.6%) 40,241,818
Asian: 16,614,625
Other race:15,133,856
    https:
www.census.gov/quickfacts/ND
http:
worldpopulationreview.com/states/north-dakota-population
http:
worldpopulationreview.com/countries/united-states-population
    
    % of Non native speaking population
    4.48%
    17.1%
    http:
worldpopulationreview.com/states/north-dakota-population
http:
worldpopulationreview.com/countries/united-states-population
    
    Education...
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