Utilize the required readings for this module and access http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/ to write a short paper (2-3 pages) addressing the following items in particular:
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014). The behavioral risk factor surveillance system. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/about/
Glanz, K. (n.d.) Social and behavioral theories. Retrieved from http://www.esourceresearch.org/eSourceBook/SocialandBehavioralTheories/1LearningObjectives/tabid/724/Default.aspx. Also available as pdf at http://www.esourceresearch.org/Portals/0/Uploads/Documents/Public/Glanz_FullChapter.pdf
Glanz, K., Rimer, B.K., & Viswanath, K. (Eds.) (2008). Health behavior and health education: Theory, research, and practice (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2016). County health rankings & roadmaps. Retrieved from http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, and National Cancer Institute. (2005). Theory at a glance (2nd ed.). Retrieved from http://www.sbccimplementationkits.org/demandrmnch/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Theory-at-a-Glance-A-Guide-For-Health-Promotion-Practice.pdf
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (2011). Surveillance of certain health behaviors and conditions among States and selected local areas—behavioral risk factor surveillance system, United States, 2009. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report-Surveillance Summaries, 60(9), 1-250. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/ss/ss6009.pdf
Committee on Health and Behavior: Research, Practice, and Policy, Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health (2001). Health and behavior: The interplay between the biological, behavioral, and societal influences (pp. 19-166). Washington, DC: National Academy Press. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20669491
Committee on Health and Behavior: Research, Practice, and Policy, Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health (2001). Individuals and families: Models and interventions. Health and behavior: The interplay between the biological, behavioral, and societal influences (pp. 179-221). Washington, DC: National Academy Press. Retrieved from http://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=9838&page=179
U.S. Public Health Services (2011). Introduction to risk and protective factors. Youth Violence: A Report of Surgeon General [Chapter 4]. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK44293/
World Health Organization (1998). Health promotion glossary. Geneva, Switzerland: Division of Health Promotion, Education and Communications, Health Education and Health Promotion Unit. Retrieved from http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/about/HPG/en/
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