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When?seeking?to?lessen?behavioral?risk?factors?in?different?populations,?one?of?the?greatest?challenges?is
addressing?the?systemic?issues?within?the?population?that?enable?the?risky?behavior?to?occur?in?the?first?place.
Consider?the?health?risks?of?school?age?children?not?being?immunized?or?drug?users?sharing?needles.?As?Dr.
Beilenson?discussed?in?the?Week?4?media?program,?these?risky?behaviors?led?to?increases?in?individual?and
population?health?problems.?Thus,?when?planning?health?prevention?programs,?it?is?important?to?consider?how?to
effectively?address?risky?behaviors?at?both?the?individual?and?the?population?level.
The?Discussion?this?week?focuses?on?the?use?of?the?Population?Based?Intervention?Model?outlined?in?the?course
text?Health?Care?Delivery?in?the?United?States,?as?well?as?how?this?model?can?be?applied?to?strengthen?advocacy
programs.
To?prepare:
Select?one?of?the?behavioral?risk?factors?from?the?Healthy?Population?2010?Objectives?(listed?in?Table?7.1?on?p.
122?of?the?course?text)?that?is?of?interest?to?you.
Using?the?Walden?Library?and?other?credible?websites,?research?how?this?risk?factor?is?affecting?your?community
or?state.
With?your?selected?risk?factor?in?mind,?review?the?information?on?the?Population?Based?Intervention?Model?on
pp.?132?137?in?the?course?text,?Health?Care?Delivery?in?the?United?States.?In?particular,?focus?on?the?concept?of
downstream,?midstream,?and?upstream?interventions.?Consider?at?least?one?intervention?that?could?be?put?into
place?at?each?stage.
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.
**I?have?included?the?Table?7.1?and?Intervention?Model?in?the?additional?materials?section.

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Description
When?seeking?to?lessen?behavioral?risk?factors?in?different?populations,?one?of?the?greatest?challenges?is
addressing?the?systemic?issues?within?the?population?that?enable?the?risky?behavior?to?occur?in?the?first?place.
Consider?the?health?risks?of?school?age?children?not?being?immunized?or?drug?users?sharing?needles.?As?Dr.
Beilenson?discussed?in?the?Week?4?media?program,?these?risky?behaviors?led?to?increases?in?individual?and
population?health?problems.?Thus,?when?planning?health?prevention?programs,?it?is?important?to?consider?how?to
effectively?address?risky?behaviors?at?both?the?individual?and?the?population?level.
The?Discussion?this?week?focuses?on?the?use?of?the?Population?Based?Intervention?Model?outlined?in?the?course
text?Health?Care?Delivery?in?the?United?States,?as?well?as?how?this?model?can?be?applied?to?strengthen?advocacy
programs.
To?prepare:
Select?one?of?the?behavioral?risk?factors?from?the?Healthy?Population?2010?Objectives?(listed?in?Table?7.1?on?p.
122?of?the?course?text)?that?is?of?interest?to?you.
Using?the?Walden?Library?and?other?credible?websites,?research?how?this?risk?factor?is?affecting?your?community
or?state.
With?your?selected?risk?factor?in?mind,?review?the?information?on?the?Population?Based?Intervention?Model?on
pp.?132?137?in?the?course?text,?Health?Care?Delivery?in?the?United?States.?In?particular,?focus?on?the?concept?of
downstream,?midstream,?and?upstream?interventions.?Consider?at?least?one?intervention?that?could?be?put?into
place?at?each?stage.
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.
**I?have?included?the?Table?7.1?and?Intervention?Model?in?the?additional?materials?section.

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