1801 words - 7 pagesDuring the Community health rotation we had the opportunity to conduct a WindshieldSurvey in Warrenton, Virginia, a town in Fauquier County. Fauquier County was number eight in the United States Census Bureau list of the highest income counties in the United States. Despite this statistical data, while conducting the windshieldSurvey we were able to witness the prevalence of poverty in the community. At the 2000 Census, the population in Warrenton was 6,670, and by 2010 Census the population grew by 45 percent, to 9,611. (Community Health Solutions, 2011) The top three largest growing populations are the white community, the black or African American community, and the Hispanic orVIEW DOCUMENT
2574 words - 10 pagesCommunity Crime Profile Survey with Questions
The small community of Hasbrouck Heights, NJ is the one square mile home to a comparatively tiny population of approximately 7,600 people, including myself. I live on a residential street of this small suburban town where a great threat of danger and harm has never really been associated with its name. The crime rate on the city-data.com crime index is a minute 35.6 when compared to the U.S. average of 330.6. In the year of 2002 Wood-Ridge did not experience any murders, rapes, or robberies, and only 1 assault, 35 larceny counts, and 7 auto thefts. This is the main reason why all parties who were surveyed eitherVIEW DOCUMENT
2660 words - 11 pages, population focused, health promotion, disease prevention intervention to be implemented at the population level (p.23).
The author was signed to the zip code 92509 to assess a windshieldsurvey for the community, assessing the environment, living conditions, barriers to health care, and factor that contribute to the communities’ vulnerability. Poverty seemed to be the highest contributing factor to these communities’ vulnerable risk factors. The main factor for a vulnerable population is the lack of adequate educational, social, and economic resources. The economic issue is very relevant to the population served within this area code. The federal poverty line is an indicator within theVIEW DOCUMENT
1770 words - 7 pages market, as well as developing and fostering customer loyalty. Furthermore, it has a positive effect on a company's sales. According to a survey of American consumers, consumers were likely to choose a product associated with good cause. Moreover, being a partnership can differentiate the company from their competition. Last but not the least, it can improve employee morale and establish the image of a charitable corporation. Thus, companies are willing to use cause-related marketing to help them promote their performance.Non-profit organizationObviously, non-profit organizations can get donation from companies to maintain their operation and support initiativesVIEW DOCUMENT
2792 words - 11 pages the Indigenous people of Australia. Social activism is also increasing, aboriginals were allowed to vote as of 1984 and today it was shown that nearly 70% of Australians think that conditions for aboriginal people should be improved and be a priority of the government ("Indigenous culture and," 2013).
Australia’s Greatest Health Concerns
The analysis of previous research, as well as participating in the abroad clinic program helped us to gather data and realize some of the significant health concerns in Australians indigenous population. Once be arrived to Western Australia, somewhat of a windshieldsurvey was performed. A windshieldsurvey is when the researcher’s visually survey the areaVIEW DOCUMENT
2512 words - 10 pages begin to act out the game because they have no other social reference to guide their behavior. Parents may have little control over the type of video games their children play and they may set fewer rules regarding time spent playing video games relative to time spent watching television. Parents also have little control of the content of the game. There are no Vchips for video games.
Most household rules tend to focus on when rather than on the content of video games that the children are allowed to play. A recent survey indicated that 40% had to finish their homework and chores before playing video games relative to 15% who restricted the kinds of games the child was allowed to playVIEW DOCUMENT
2189 words - 9 pages how to measure and maintain a healthy reading. The community’s health teaching was chosen by Trigg’s based on what she felt the community could most benefit from. Although we were unable to speak with local residents of the community, we were able to gather information from the community based on our windshieldsurvey to help assess the topic for teaching. The community has one grocery store and several food choices that are unhealthy to residents, which raises concerns on community health choices to help maintain a healthy blood pressure. Therefore, our group also feels that teaching the community about a healthy blood pressure and how to achieve or maintain it is suitable for the east sideVIEW DOCUMENT
4614 words - 18 pages aggressive driving. According to a NHTSA survey, more than 60 percent of drivers consider unsafe driving by others, including speeding, a major personal threat to themselves and their families. About 30 percent of respondents said they felt their safety was threatened in the last month, while 67 percent felt this threat during the last year. Weaving, tailgating, distracted drivers, and unsafe lane changes were some of the unsafe behaviors identified. Aggressive drivers are more likely to drink and drive or drive unbelted. Aggressive driving can easily escalate into an incident of road rage. Motorists in all 50 states have killed or injured other motorists for seemingly trivial reasons. MotoristsVIEW DOCUMENT
3433 words - 14 pages concussion is a type of closed head injury that involves the brain. In a penetrating head injury, an object breaks through the skull and enters the brain. (This object is usually moving at a high speed like a windshield or another part of a motor vehicle.) Common causes of head injury include traffic accidents, falls, physical assault, and accidents at home, work, outdoors, or while playing sports. Some head injuries result in prolonged or non-reversible brain damage. This can occur as a result of bleeding inside the brain or forces that damage the brain directly. These more serious head injuries may cause: changes in personality, emotions, or mental abilities, speech and language problems, lossVIEW DOCUMENT
3656 words - 15 pages, who wrote on the removal of men from the conversation of domestic violence with her series of statements,
“John beat Mary.
Mary was beaten by John.
Mary was beaten.
Mary is battered.
Mary is a battered woman.”
Every one of these statements says the same thing, but as you move down, the language changes to hold victims accountable rather than their perpetrators. Placing the blame on women is something we do far too often, and if we want men to take responsibility for their actions, we need to place blame where it belongs.
In one of her most famous pieces, “Rape Poem”, Marge Piercy writes,
“There is no difference between being raped and going head first through a windshieldVIEW DOCUMENT
2809 words - 11 pages accepting help are exacerbated by the nature of the disease. Paranoid schizophrenics have a very hard time trusting peoples' intentions. Accordingly, when things are at their worst, they are the least likely to want to accept help. Psychiatrists, friends, and relatives could all be plotting to harm the patient.Peoples' reactions and relations to the patient are crucial in the recovery process. Unfortunately, the stigma attached to mental illness creates a flimsy setting for strong recovery. According to one US survey, an ex-mental patient was rated less acceptable than an ex-convict (Monohan 512). Some people believe that schizophrenics are mentally handicapped, but the two conditions areVIEW DOCUMENT
5273 words - 21 pages infrared-laser night vision system that significantly increases a driver's visibility at night. The system allows drivers to recognize darkly clothed pedestrians and cyclists even at great distances. It also illuminates the road ahead over a distance of around 500 feet without blinding the drivers of oncoming vehicles.The system functions as follows: two laser headlights on the vehicle's front end illuminate the road by means of infrared light that is invisible to the human eye. A video camera records the reflected image, which then appears in black and white on a screen located directly in the drivers' field of vision, or else as a so-called head-up display on the windshield."(AuburnVIEW DOCUMENT
10913 words - 44 pages had sex toys in her bedroom.As he's listening to Courtney's tape, Clay gets on the city bus and runs into his middle school crush, Skye Miller. He starts to wonder why Skye always isolates herself from everybody. They exchange a few words and then Clay gets off the bus, outside of Tyler Down's house. There, he runs into Marcus Cooley, who invites Clay to throw a rock at Tyler's window (which is already broken). He learns that Marcus is also on the tapes, so he must be guilty of something, too.Back to the tapes: (6) After getting matched up with Hannah through a Valentine's Day survey, Marcus tried to make a move on her in a booth at Rosie's Diner. She had to push him out of theVIEW DOCUMENT