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Defining the Concepts "Community" and "Aggregate"

Concept of Community. Prepare and submit a 350-700 word APA paper defining both "community" and "aggregate." Differentiate between the two concepts. Describe an aggregate that you would like to assess for the purposes of this class. The assignment needs to include:
a. Definition of community and aggregate with support from the literature
b. Differentiation between aggregate and community
c. Identification and description of an aggregate
d. Minimum of four current references (No older than 5 years)

Any help and information will be much appreciated. Thank you.

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1. Concept of Community. Prepare and submit a 350-700 word APA paper defining both "community" and "aggregate." Differentiate between the two concepts. Describe an aggregate that you would like to assess for the purposes of this class. The assignment needs to include:

a. Definition of community and aggregate with support from the literature
b. Differentiation between aggregate and community
c. Identification and description of an aggregate
d. Minimum of four current references (No older than 5 years)

Let's take a closer look at each section, which can help you with your final copy.

DEFINITIONS:

In public health, a community refers to a population, and is focuses on the health on the entire population. According to Porche (2004), a community is defined by some common characteristic, such as social class, race, age, cultural identify, and others) or by geographic boundaries, such as political regions, mountain, rivers, etc. It can also be defined by a system, such as health care and education, transportation and others. In other words, a member of a community or a given population may also be a member of other communities simultaneously depending on how that community is defined.

On the other hand, "an aggregate is a subgroup of the ...

Solution Summary

This solution defines both "community" and "aggregate" and then differentiates between the two concepts. It also provides an example and description of an aggregate. Draws on four recent sources, which are provided.

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