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Compare the differentiation between aggregate and community. Also, what is the identification and description of an aggregate?

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1. Compare the differentiation between aggregate and community. Also, what is the identification and description of an aggregate?


A common is defined as a group of people with diverse characteristics who are linked by social ties, share common perspectives, and engage in joint action in geographical locations or settings. (http://www.ajph.org/cgi/content/abstract/91/12/1929)

For example, the definition by WHO of community is used in the ANA's (1986) Standards of Community Health Nursing Practice. The "community is a social group determined by geographic boundaries and/or common values or interests; community members know and interact with one another; the community functions within a particular structure, and the community creates norms, values and social institutions ?WHO, 1974, as cited in Clemen-Stone, 2002, http://books.google.ca/books?id=X9eAqXTraNYC&pg=PA54&lpg=PA54&dq=communiry+research+aggregate+definition&source=bl&ots=XNvU2h5ZBQ&sig=mJubMBL57dIzudT681k7gOh4Frk&hl=en&ei=0nDKSf2WB4mGsQPitqDIBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=1&ct=result#PPR13,M1).


A community is made up of various aggregates, and community members belong to a number of aggregate groups. Aggregates are part of the whole e.g., women who are pregnant, people with HIV, children with autism, etc.

Aggregates are groups of persons who have one or more groups of persons who have one or more shared personal or environmental characteristics.

Increasingly, community health activities are being provided to aggregates in ...

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a. Definition of community and aggregate with support from the literature
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d. Minimum of four current references (No older than 5 years)

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