Mobilize Since many residents are church-going, they can create activities centered around the church.
Childhood obesity in Turner County, GA is topic for concern, especially in the age ranges of 6-11. County data shows the adult diabetes rate for Turner County is higher than the rate in the state at 3.1% of difference (City-Data, 2016). The adult obesity rate is also higher at 4.8% difference. While evidence from recent sources reveal childhood obesity rates going down in Georgia, the diabetes and obesity data could signal a red flag.
Overall the county seems like it has adequate daycare facilities and a high degree of cohesiveness, with an adequate number of quality recreational areas like parks. This shows there are enough areas for children to go exercise and socialize. However, the number of restaurants and the low number of walkers as a means of transportation to work shows a lack or desire to participate in cardiovascular exercise or activities. Most people in the county drive or carpool.
Therefore, since there are recreational areas and parks in the county, as well as adequate cohesiveness with 'town meetings' and so forth, there needs to be public events that will help the children of Turner County engage in physical activities that will help them get exercise as well as learn about the importance of nutrition and diet. Scheduled town meetings could include weekly planning of recreational events for ...
Tracking progress could come from weekly town meetings and since many people in the county carpool, they can engage in discussion through daily carpools.
Turner County has a fairly high percentage of black residents. Blacks and Hispanics in America often face a higher degree of obesity than their white counterparts. "In Georgia, non-Hispanic black children and Hispanic children were more likely to have high BMI than non-Hispanic white children, and other non-Hispanics were less likely" (Davila-Payan, DeGuzman, Johnson, Ser-ban, & Swann, 2015, p. 3). Some of it has to do with culture, some of it also has to do with differences in income and diet.
Two central moral concepts guiding community as client perspective are justice and utilitarianism. "Utilitarianism means doing the greatest good for the greatest number of people. Distributive justice means…
Since many residents are church-going, they can create activities centered around the church.
Childhood Obesity in Turner County, GA Ages 6-11 Turner County is one of the regions in Georgia that is affected by childhood obesity and overweight. Generally, childhood obesity is one of the major public health concerns and issues affecting Georgia. Currently, the state is among the top three states with high prevalence of childhood obesity and overweight issues. Despite the numerous measures that have been undertaken to deal with the problem
Childhood Obesity in Turner County (Ages 6-11) What small group have you selected? The group selected is a nuclear family comprising of parents and a male child who is obese (William). What made you select this particular group? The group was chosen owing to the unhealthy lifestyle of its members. It offers an adequately controllable setting in which to implement and test plan effectiveness. Further, one can deal with this group's numerous issues one-by-one
Mobilize Obesity and high blood pressure pose major health problems for children and adults. Turner County, GA has a growing population of children that could face increased health risks due to unhealthy lifestyles. The Johnson family has a 9 years old son named William who is and 4'10" and 150 lbs. At a BMI of 31.2 he is considered obese and requires an intervention to help him avoid obesity into adulthood.
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