In a two- to three-page critical thinking paper:
Select one the following vulnerable populations:
High-risk mothers and infants
Chronically ill and disabled
Persons living with HIV/AIDS
Mentally Ill and Disabled
Alcohol or Substance Abusers
Suicide or Homicide Prone
Immigrants and Refugees
Describe applicable variables related to vulnerability for the population selected:
Age: – infants/children and oldest old are more vulnerable
Gender- Chronic illness: Men are more likely to die of chronic diseases/women are more likely to experiences more physical limitations due to chronic illness
Race- Minority populations (African American, Hispanic, and Native American) are much more likely to be in poor health than the majority populations (Caucasians)
Income and education- More years of formal education and higher incomes are directly associated with better health
Analyze the effect of multiple variables on the population selected in terms of morbidity, mortality, and health.
The paper must be a minimum of two pages in length (excluding the title and reference pages) and utilize APA format. Include a minimum of 3 references, in addition to the textbook, cited in APA format.
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