MN505:Unit 6 Assignment

Health Statistics and PopulationsDirections

ThisAssignment requires you to select 1) a population of interest (e.g.older adults, women of reproductive age) and 2) a health condition orevent (e.g. hysterectomy, breastfeeding, unintended pregnancy), andthen locate health statistics for your selections. Please search fordata at the national, state, and local levels.

Data Search Directions

Summarize Your Findings

Identify the population of interest and health condition/event to your practice. Specify how you define the population (e.g. age, gender, health status, etc.).

Older women of reproductive age suffering from fistula

Summarize your search process. Specify what sources of health statistics were searched to find relevant health statistics.

Some of the sources used were books, magazines , articles, and web content

Provide the health information obtained in the search.

Fistula is a hole between the vagina and rectum or bladder. It is often caused by prolonged labor. Fistula results in incontinence in women.

Interpret your findings and determine if there is any evidence of health disparities based on the population examined.

There are disparities. Not all older women of reproductive age suffer from fistula. When a woman undergoes normal labor, there are not likely to suffer from fistula.

DUE:to Dropbox on end of Day 7 of Unit 6.

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