Using the US Census information on your community (http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/17/1719642.html)
complete the health assessment information. You may need to fill in certain information that you may not have on hand (such as that you might gather through interviews or focus groups).
Look up a reliable example of a health promotion evaluation on the Internet.) Use the link below for a guidepost for your evaluation. A good informational website to help with evaluation is http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/evaluation/resources.htm.
I've PDF provided a of the health assessment for Des Plaines, Illinois.
Using the obesity in children describe how you will gather data for your health assessment (interview, focus groups, or whatever methods you feel are appropriate).
Qualitative research design should be used because it enables the researcher to develop an action research plan that can assist children within the city while accumulating the necessary data on residents that will be required for the health assessment. The use of quantitative research techniques is also suggested wherein surveys are sent to parents and families to assess the state of health in regard to childhood obesity in the city. Community leaders should also be employed to work in unison with researcher as well as other stakeholders that will benefit from the action research doctrine. Action research is transferrable, which means that the results of the study and any potential beneficial impact the study may have on the community can be implemented into the community after the conclusion of the research. Therefore, the researchers must use observations, interviews, and other qualitative techniques to better gauge the individual situation in regard to ...
Solution uses childhood obesity to describe how you would gather data for a health assessment.