350-400 word essay, APA format with APA citation
Using credible websites, research how this risk factor is affecting your community or state.
You will examine strategies for addressing behavioral risk factors in a particular population.
Heart Disease and Stroke
You will also consider characteristics of effective health care prevention programs. The proper implementation of policy that addresses population health issues frequently can stimulate change in individual behaviors. How can such initiatives affect population health?
Write a description of the behavioral risk factor you selected and how this factor is impacting your community or state. Using the Population-Based Intervention Model, suggest at least one intervention that could be put into place at each stage (downstream, midstream, and upstream) to ensure that a health prevention program addressing the behavioral risk factor would have a greater chance at succeeding. Justify why each intervention you identified would be effective.