Chapter 8

  1. Explain why it is important for community health workers to be aware of the difference health concerns of the various age groups in the United States.
  2. Define by age the groups of adolescents and young adults and adults
  3. Briefly describe key demographics characteristics of adolescents and young adults
  4. Explain what the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) are and what type of data they generate
  5. Provide a brief behavioral risk profile for adolescents, college student, and adults
  6. Outline the health profiles for the various age groups-adolescents and young adults, and adults list the major causes of mortality, morbidity, and risk factors for each group
  7. Give examples of community health strategies for improving the health status of adolescents and young adults and adults
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Chapter 8
Introduction to Community Health