HLSC 300 Diversity in Health Research paper outline

HLSC 300 Diversity in Health Research paper outline

HLSC 300 Diversity in Health Research paper outline


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Student first and last name:  
Specify the health disparity (in the United States). 

Must provide this data: incidence, prevalence morbidity, and mortality rates. (3 points)

The health disparity: Breast Cancer among Hispanic women in the United States.

Incidence: The Incidence of Breast cancer among Hispanic women in


United States is 91.9 per 100,000 women.

Prevalence: Breast cancer prevalence among US Hispanic women is 106.1 per 100,000 women.

Morbidity: Breast cancer morbidity among US Hispanic women approximately is 1.03%

Mortality: The breast cancer mortality rate for Hispanics overall is 14.2 per 100,000 women.

Describe the specific population affected. (3 points) Hispanic women it the United States are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer compared to non-Hispanic women. Furthermore, most common cause of death among Hispanic women is breast cancer. In 2015, there was an estimated 2,800 deaths from breast cancer among this population.


Describe ONE specific program, community service, non-profit or government agency, specific grant or private funding, etc. that is working to eliminate this specific health disparity. (3 points)

Do not use CDC or NIH.

American Cancer Society: It is a voluntary health organization in the United States dedicated to eliminating cancer. Their mission is to rid the world from the different types of cancer including breast cancer. They are funding and conducting research. Also, they are sharing the expert information, support the cancer patients and spread the word about prevention. All so the people can live longer and better life.
Provide the complete reference in APA format for at least one of the three sources you intend to use. (1 point)

Use scholarly journal articles, NOT websites.

Hunt, B. R. (2016). Breast cancer prevalence and mortality among

Hispanic subgroups in the United states, 2009–2013. Journal of

Cancer Epidemiology, 2016, 1-5. doi:10.1155/2016/8784040