Explains how data helps determine the health care needs of a community, as well as gaps in the health care services available.
Describes a strategy for obtaining data needed for a community health assessment, identifies potential obstacles to obtaining the data, and considers secondary options for obtaining the data.
Explains a broad range of factors that affect the health and wellness of a community, showing a clear relationship between the factors and the health of the community.
Explains how to obtain information on the factors that affect the health and wellness of a community and considers how the information can be used to improve the health and wellness of the community.
Explains how to establish the validity and reliability of data used in a community health assessment and identifies options if the data are not found to be valid and reliable.