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Arrange the tasks in performing a Needs Assessment in the correct order

Arrange the tasks in performing a Needs Assessment in the correct order:

a. Survey the community for resources and capacities

b. Use both qualitative and quantitative data

c. Conduct an epidemiological assessment

d. Describe a tentative intervention population

e. Write program goals and objectives

f. Put together a planning group with broad participation.

* In your response you should show support for your responses by providing rationale for why you think your order is correct.

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Hello,

Here is the response to your question, as I understood it. There are references attached.

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Since this is an epidemiological needs assessment you will be attempting to determine the factors, which are associated with diseases (risk factors). "Epidemiological evidence can only show that this risk factor is associated (correlated) with a higher incidence of disease in the population exposed to that risk factor. The higher the correlation the more certain the association, but it cannot prove the causation" (Cornell University, 2011).
"Epidemiology has been defined as "the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events in specific populations and the application of this study to control of health problems" (William & Wright, 1998, p. 1)..
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