Your responses must be complete, using terminology and concepts presented in the primary textbook as well as supplementary resources. Write in complete sentences and use good grammar, double-spacing, 12 point font, with one-inch margins.
Provide an example of when you used a health promotion model with a patient. Describe epidemiologic information you would need when using a model to promote health.
Apply models of disease causation in examining diseases and health problems and determine which model applies to your area of practice.
During 2011, 75 new cases of Hepatitis C were reported in Sunshine City that has a population of 400,000. This brought the total of active cases of Hepatitis C to 225. During that time, 24 deaths were attributable to the disease. (Show you work for each problem)
What is the incidence rate per 100,000 for Hepatitis C in Sunshine City during 2011?
What was the prevalence rate of Hepatitis C in Sunshine City per 100,000?
What is the cause-specific death rate for Hepatitis C in Big City per 100,000?
Small City has a population of 140,000. During 2012, 465 live births and 565 deaths occurred. Small City has a large elderly population, with approximately 35,000 of the population being older than 65 years. Of the 565 deaths during 2012, 385 were in individuals older than 65. Small City also had 5 infants die before the age of one in 2012. (Please show your work)
What is the crude birth rate for Small City for 2012 per 1000?
What is the crude death rate for Small City for 2012 per 1000?
What is the age-specific death rate for individuals older than 65 for Small City for 2012 per 1000?
What is the infant mortality rate for Small City in 2012 per 1000?
Describe primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention strategies for individuals, families, and communities for environmental health issues and safety. Choose at least two areas of environmental health to cover in this question.