epidemiological studies in your community

  1. Answer the following questions:
    • What are the vital statistics for your community, for example, maternal mortality rate, fetal death rate, perinatal mortality rate, infant mortality?
      • Do they vary by geographic location? By ethnicity? By socioeconomic status?
      • Where did you go in your community to find these data?
    • What kind of epidemiological studies that have been performed in your community in the past five years?
      • Do you know what kind of studies they were (descriptive, analytical, intervention)? How were they conducted? What were the results?
      • In your community, what groups or organizations are most involved in conducting epidemiological studies?
  2. Your response should be 50 – 100 words.
  3. At least three references not older than three years.