Community Evaluation of Rockingham County
Chamberlain College of Nursing
REGISTERED NURSE Community Wellness Nursing
September twenty-five, 2014
Community Assessment of Rockingham State
In an endeavor to reinforce the health needs within a society such as a community, an effective community health doctor has to goal the entire population. To achieve this objective, the community health nurse does apply a technological approach to identify the top priority population centered health requirements for that community. Just as Nies & McEwen (2011) depicts, a inhabitants focus examination of the community is one of the principal tools utilized in order to enhance planning, concours, and evaluations for the city in require. The purpose of this paper is to ascertain important health problem of a specific community established on demographic data, epidemiological data, and a windshield survey of the community. Community
The city assessment for this project is Madison, North Carolina. Madison lives in the northern tip of Rockingham State and is known as the вЂNorthern Star'. It includes easy accessibility to surrounding major cities of Greensboro, Winston Salem, and High Level, North Carolina and Martinsville and Danville, Virginia. Being founded in 1815 and called for the 4th president of the United States, James Madison, the town was incorporated in 1873. This town was initially termed as a tobacco community with major contributors to the industry until after World War II. It then emerged as a fabric town (The Town of Madison, North Carolina, 2013). While reported every the United States Census Bureau in 2013, the citizenry for Rockingham County was relatively 92, 000 with 48. 2% being man and fifty-one. 8% getting female. The citizenry is also known to contain 21% persons under the age of 18 and 18% individuals 65 and older. The racial make-up is 78. 2% White or Black, 18. 9% Black or perhaps African American, 5. 9% Hispanic or Latino, and other races...
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