Health-Related Quality of Life and Well-Being Determinants of Health
Within each of these measures there are quantifiable goals and measurable outcomes. The 2010 data has already been crunched and this data will serve as the baseline data that benchmarks will be applied to. To evaluate the outcomes of the community health promotion interventions, current statistics can be compared to the 2010 statistics. If the statistics have improved, then the measure is having a positive community impact and vise versa. At any time, before the year 2020, the initiatives can be compared and if needed, adjusted.
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Based on the health indicators of Healthy People 2020, how do you evaluate the outcomes of community health promotion interventions? In 1979 the Department of Health and Human Services used a universal method to monitor health outcomes over a ten-year period. Initially they established a baseline of the health issues targeted for health improvement and monitored these targets for 10 years by: Setting goals, Monitoring the process and outcomes, and Evaluated the data improving the health of people nation-wide (Koh, 2010). The process they used to evaluate the outcomes is similar to...