Community Health And Population Focused Nursing Practicum Jean Sherrill Wgu

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A more in depth breakdown of the county has proven a majority of the population is white in 2013 with them consisting of 89.3%, African Americans was 7.2%, American Indian and Alaskan was 0.2%, Asians was 0.2%, Hawaiian Pacific natives was 0.1% and Hispanic/Latino was 2.1%

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Community Health and Population-Focused Nursing Practicum Jean Sherrill WGU Description of Community Cape Girardeau County is in the southeastern part of Missouri. The county has 3 cities, 7 villages, and 9 unincorporated areas. The county has 578.54 square miles (Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center, 2015). The county? S population is 78,043 and the average household income is $39,560.00. The impoverished are mostly female at 17.82% and males are 13.74% (United States Census Bureau, 2015). Birth rates per 1000 were 12.9 in 2012. Death rate per 1000 was 9.7 in 2012. The number of women smoking during their pregnancy in 2012 was 194 (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, 2015) The county? s population in 2014, of children less than 5 years old, were 5.8%, but there were 21.5% of people under the age of 18 years old. The county? s population in 2014, of people 65 years and older, was 15.4% (U.S. Census Bureau, 2015). Cape Girardeau County? s population in 2013, consisted of 89.3% white Caucasians, 7.2% African Americans, 0.2% American Indians and Alaskans, 0.02%, Asians, 0.1% Hawaiian Pacific natives, and 2.1% Hispanic/Latinos. The…
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