Health Risks

Health Risks
Instructions: Access the U.S. Census Quick Facts link http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/ Click on the U.S. map for Florence, SC. Answer the following questions: 1. Name of your county and state 2. Population of your county with racial and gender breakdowns 3. Number of senior citizens 4. Number of disabled individuals 5. Number of children Choose one of the populations above (senior citizens, disabled, or children) and list at least two possible health concerns for that population. Research your local newspaper or other source to give information on community health interventions or public policy that exist with the population you chose. Access the link http://christianhospital.privatehealthnews.com/phn_new/client/bvha/html/view.asp#1 to take a health risk assessment. There are several to choose from. Choose one and report findings and recommendations for improving your health. Please summarize questions asked and also results thoroughly and in your own words. Do not cut and paste answers directly from the findings given on the website. How can you utilize these results to improve your own personal health?