IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING WORD LIMIT REQUIREMENTS:

Please note that each and every assignment has its own word limit.

Articulate the difference between morbidity and mortality. Review the State Health Statistics of the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). What are the three leading causes of death in your state? Describe at least two contributing factors for each of the three leading causes of death. Using the health impact pyramid as a guide, what types of interventions do you think would be most appropriate to address these causes of death?


Explore Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), located on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

URL:

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/index.html

Review “A Framework for Public Health Action: The Health Impact Pyramid,” by Frieden, from American Journal of Public Health (2010).

URL:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2836340/

Explore the Stats of the States page of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website to learn more about state-specific health statistics.

URL:

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/stats_of_the_states.htm

Read “Leading Causes of Death,” located on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

URL:

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/leading-causes-of-death.htm

Read “An Ounce of Prevention: Deaths Averted From Primary Prevention Interventions,” by Hermosilla, Kujawski, Richards, Muennig, Galea, and El-Sayed, from American Journal of Preventive Medicine (2017).

URL:

http://www.sciencedirect.com.lopes.idm.oclc.org/science/article/pii/S0749379717300089

MUST have at MINIMUM THREE paragraphs, THREE citations with the page numbers and THREE references in APA format.(The List of References should not be older than 2015 and should not be included in the word count.)

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.

It is important that you cover all the topics identified in the assignment. Covering the topic does not mean mentioning the topic BUT presenting an explanation from the context of ethics and the readings for this class

To get maximum points you need to follow the requirements listed for this assignments 1) look at the word/page limits 2) review and follow APA rules 3) create subheadings to identify the key sections you are presenting and 4) Free from typographical and sentence construction errors.

REMEMBER IN APA FORMAT JOURNAL TITLES AND VOLUME NUMBERS ARE ITALICIZED.

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