In your own      words, define "risk factors" and provide examples of risk      factors for health behaviors you identified in #2 above. Be sure to cite a      reference even though you used your own words. Research and      identify another source of data for health behaviors (e.g., national      database or tracking system).

  1. Using outside sources: Integrate information from outside sources into academic writing by appropriately quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing, following APA style.
  2. References: Integrate information from outside sources to include at least three scholarly or academic peer-reviewed journal articles and three in-text citations within the paper.
  3. APA format: Follow current APA guidelines for in-text citations of outside sources in the body of your paper and also on the reference page.
  4. Turnitin: Submit your assessment to Turnitin prior to grading. Then, only submit your final assessment to faculty for grading.

Organize your paper using the following structure and headings:

  • Title page. A separate page.
  • Introduction. A brief one-paragraph statement about the purpose of the paper.
  • Elements of the problem/issue. Identify the elements of the problem or issue, or question.
  • Analysis. Analyze, define, and frame the problem or issue.
  • Considering options. Consider solutions, responses, or answers.
  • Solution. Choose a solution, response, or answer.
  • Implementation. Implementation of the potential solution.
  • Conclusion. One paragraph.Case Assignment

    Utilize the required readings for this module and access http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/ to write a short paper (2-3 pages) addressing the following items in particular:

    1. Describe the      County Health Rankings.
    2. At the County      Health Ranking’s Web page, click on the “search by county, state, or      topic” area.
      1. Search for “Orange,       CA” information.
      2. Identify Orange       County, California’s ranking under “Health Behaviors”.
      3. Identify       percentages of 4 health behaviors listed under Orange County.
      4. Search for your       Local County and State where you currently live.
      5. Briefly       summarize findings about your local county and state’s health outcomes       (example: to length of life, quality of life, and health behaviors).
    3. In your own      words, define “risk factors” and provide examples of risk      factors for health behaviors you identified in #2 above. Be sure to cite a      reference even though you used your own words.
    4. Research and      identify another source of data for health behaviors (e.g., national      database or tracking system).