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Community and Public Health Nursing al Affiliation) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recognize the growing outbreak of asthma epidemic in America. The prevalence of asthma varies across different age groups, races, and location (Harkness, &amp. DeMarco, 2015). Indeed, the prevalence data among different age groups of children in DC varies from the data among children in the United States. Apparently, the prevalence rate for all age groups of children in DC is higher than the prevalence rate for children in the United States. The rates show that asthma is more prevalent in DC, which is the most populated city in America. Apparently, the prevalence rates increases with age where U.S children aged between 15 and 17 years recorded the highest prevalence rate of 16.5 %. However, the highest prevalence rate in DC manifests among children aged between 5 and 9 years who had 21.6 %.
Subject to these prevalence rates, I would target U.S children in the age group 15-17 for intervention since the condition is most common in this age group. The age group has the highest prevalence percent, 16.5 % in U.S. In DC, I would target children in the age group 5-9 for intervention. The age group has the highest prevalence percent, 21.6 % in DC. These interventions will reduce Asthma mortality rate among children.
Moreover, subject to these prevalence rates, I would target black children in America and DC for intervention since the condition is most common in this race. The race has the highest prevalence percent, 21.0 % in U.S, and 20.4 % in DC. Indeed, the prevalence rate is higher among African Americans compared to whites and others. The intervention will reduce Asthma mortality rate among black children.
Reference
Harkness, G.A., &amp. DeMarco, R. (2015). Community and Public Health Nursing: Evidence for Practice. New York, NY: Lippincott Williams &amp. Wilkins.