What does the health status of the community look like?” (NACCHO, 2013)

According to NAACHO’s MAPP User Handbook: “Completing the CHSA answers the following questions: “How healthy is the community? (Kane County, IL) What does the health status of the community look like?” (NACCHO, 2013) There are seven steps to completing the CHSA: “Step One: Create a Sub-Committee Step Two: Create a List of Indicators Step Three: Collect Data for Community Selected Indicators Step Four: Organize and Analyze Data Step Five: Compile and Disseminate Results Step Six: Create a System to Monitor Indicators Over Time Step Seven: Create a List of Challenges and Opportunities Step Eight: Share Results With Community” (NACCHO, 2013) Students will complete the following steps of Phase Three, the CHSA: Step One: Create a Sub-Committee Identify five positions found within the organizations identified as your MAPP Steering Committee who would make excellent members of the CHSA sub-committee (from page 54 of the MAPP User Handbook). Keep the following in mind when identifying positions: “The sub-committee should include members who Have access to data; Can analyze data; Can create a system for managing data; Have an interest in data.” (NACCHO, 2013) Step Three: Collect Data for Community Selected Indicators Present and discuss the status and epidemiology of the following (students should note that some of the information has already been researched for the Community Description). Use the most recent year data is available. Complete the CHSA Data Template (found under Week 3 Course Materials) and include it as an appendix in your paper: Birth rate Age-adjusted death rate including the leading causes of death Injury/violence/crime rate Behavioral risk factors (look to the state Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System for data – BRFSS), provide five of the following: Alcohol use Cardiovascular Disease Diabetes Nutrition Physical Activity Tobacco Weight Control Social determinants affecting health Economic Stability 100% and 200% of poverty levels Unemployment rate % housing rent vs. owned Education % high school, college and post college graduates Health and Health Care % Uninsured % using Medicaid Ratio of patients to primary care physicians (PCPs) Step Seven: Create a List of Challenges and Opportunities A narrative description of the highlights of the above information should be included in the body of the paper where a table of the requested data should be placed into an appendix. Be sure to highlight rates that the MAPP Steering Committee should seriously consider. Refer to page 60 of the MAPP User Handbook for a list of questions to help summarize the data researched for the CHSA. Your paper should be typed, up to five (5) pages in length, and follow the APA Style which includes using a cover page, one inch margins, double spaced, and 12 inch Times New Roman font with a reference page. Suggestions for Data Sources: State databases U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey: www.census.gov/acs/www County Health Rankings: www.countyhealthrankings.org Community Commons’ Community Health Needs Assessment Toolkit: http://assessment.communitycommons.org/CHNA Healthy People 2020: www.healthypeople.gov America’s Health Rankings, http://www.americashealthrankings.org

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