Community Health Status Assessment (CHSA)

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Community Health Status Assessment (CHSA) is crucial component of MAPP’s assessments phase. It concentrates on the identification of community health problems and prioritizes the health status of the communities and the quality of life issues of their residents ((National Association of County & City Health Officials, 2014). The community Health Status Assessment provides and collects a list of the following data which represent the core indicators of health of Chicago residents and it is including : birth date, death rate, behavioral risk factors, injury, violence and crime rates, social determinants of health, and communicable diseases for the community.
The recommended participants of the CHSA include: subcommittee and their role is to
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The first three leading causes of death were the same among all racial-ethnic groups except Hispanics where the accidents were the third most leading causes of death, besides that the first four leading causes of death were the same manner from 2007 to 2009. In 2007 the fifth and sixth leading causes of death was diabetes mellitus and chronic lower respiratory disease respectively, while in 2008 and 2009 it was in the opposite direction . From 1999-2007, the number of deaths caused by heart diseases and stroke decreased from 37% to 33% (Healthy Chicago Reports, …show more content…
In 2009, 23% of Chicago residents had less than a high school diploma with the highest and lowest percentages for Hispanics/Latinos and Whites respectively, which is the same percentage in 2010. While from 2009 to 2013 the average percentage of Chicago residents had less than a high school diploma was 18%. From 2000 to 2009, the percentage of people who was living below the Federal Poverty Level increased by 2%, it was 20% in 2000 and 22% in 2009. In 2011, the median annual household income for Chicago ($47,371) was less than the median annual household for the United States ($52,762) with the lowest level among Blacks. In 2009, 30% of males and 34% of females ages 16-46 were unemployed (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010). There was 7.3%, 9% of Chicago residents who are 16 year or older unemployed in 2010 and 2013 respectively, over 3 year period, there was 1.7% increase of unemployment among Chicago citizens’. Comparing this to the nation and the state of Illinois, there was 6.2%, 6.9% of the population who aged 16 year unemployed in 2013 respectively. According to the US census (2010) there were 1,118,036 of Chicago citizens were living below the 200% poverty level. The poverty level may be related to the amount of unemployed

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