E-Case Assignment2


I need complete 2-3 pages paper on the following assignment. HALF PAGE LENGTH IS NOT ACCEPTED. Must address the all steps properly.  Must include 3 credible references  from provide required readings and cited in APA.  Must provide 100% original work.



E-Case Assignment

Twenty-five children in Fallsburg Elementary School (with a population of 60 pupils) received their immunization against whooping cough to protect the school’s student population. In your role as health officer, you collected the documentation from parents on the first day of school. You found that 25 students had received their immunization against the disease. You have been asked to explain some basic epidemiologic concepts to the parents who did not have their children immunized.

You have been tasked to make complete 2-3 pages paper that address the following:

1.       Define the term population at risk and indicate which of the elementary students are not at risk.

2.       Also describe the difference between incidence and prevalence.

In your paper

•                    Must include brief paper introduction at beginning and conclusion at the end.

•                    Be sure to justify your response with evidence from the literature.

•                    Must include 3 credible references cited in APA from the provided required reading sources.

Required Reading Sources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2016, February 25). Ten leading causes of death and injury 2014. Accessed from http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/LeadingCauses.html

Gerstman, B. (2013). Chapter 6: Incidence and Prevalence Greatly Abridged. Epidemiology kept simple (3rd ed). Oxford: John Wiley & Sons. San Jose State University. Retrieved from http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/gerstman/eks/

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Indices of morbidity and mortality. [Presentation slides]. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from ocw.jhsph.edu/courses/fundepi/PDFs/Lecture6.pdf

MedicineNet, Inc. (2016). Definition of mortality rate. Retrieved from www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=10118

New York Department of Health. (n.d.). Basic statistics: About incidence, prevalence, morbidity, and mortality. Retrieved from www.health.ny.gov/diseases/chronic/basicstat.htm

Evans J (1997). Epidemiology in practice: Disease incidence. J Comm Eye Health, 10(24):60-62. Retrieved from http://www.cehjournal.org/0953-6833/10/jceh_10_24_060.html

Gabriel S. & Michaud K. (2009). Review: Epidemiological studies in incidence, prevalence, mortality, and comorbidity of the rheumatic diseases. Arthritis Research & Therapy, 11, 229 (doi:10.1186/ar2669) Retrieved from https://arthritis-research.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/ar2669

Niles, R. (2015). Statistics every writer should know. Retrieved from RobertNiles.com http://www.robertniles.com/stats/