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Community Nutrition Study Set 1

Nutrition

Quiz 4 :

Community Needs Assessment

Quiz 4 :

Community Needs Assessment

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Vital statistics are qualitative data.​
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Health risk appraisals are often used by worksites, universities, and other institutions as a health education or screening tool. ​
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Demographic data include factors such as sex, age, race/ethnicity, education level, marital status, employment and socioeconomic and household characteristics.​
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Labor force characteristics, language preferences, and educational levels are examples of sociocultural data.​
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Collecting data is the last step in conducting a community needs assessment.​
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A community needs assessment often has more than one purpose.​
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As used in community needs assessment, a survey is a systematic study of a cross-section of individuals who represent the target population.​
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Analysis of target population needs includes both qualitative and quantitative data.​
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If a needs assessment has been undertaken, it is not necessary for the community nutritionist to seek input from community members prior to developing a program.​
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A community needs assessment objective might be "to identify attitudes of teenagers regarding their knowledge of nutritional content of fast food."​
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Nutrition status is defined as the condition of a population's or individual's health as affected by the intake and utilization of nutrients and nonnutrients.​
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Important considerations for survey development include the reading level of the target population, survey length, and delivery method.
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Key informants are the people and organizations with vested interest in promoting and achieving optimal nutrition status.​
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Health screenings are designed to reverse, retard, or halt the progress of a disease by detecting it as soon as possible.​
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Assessment objectives are broad statements outlining expected accomplishments.​
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Asset distribution analysis provides a better understanding of how the community functions and how it addresses the public health and nutrition needs of its citizens.​
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In conducting a community needs assessment, setting priorities immediately precedes choosing a plan of action.​
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A target population is always a relatively small group of individuals with common needs.​
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Community data for needs assessments are primarily qualitative in nature, focusing on opinions and insights from community members.​
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The term society refers to the integrated pattern of human knowledge, beliefs, and behaviors that are learned and transmitted to succeeding generations.​
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