Presentation on theme: "Community Themes & Strengths Assessment Jason Porter San Antonio Metropolitan Health District."— Presentation transcript:
Community Themes & Strengths Assessment Jason Porter San Antonio Metropolitan Health District
Purpose Collect opinions of residents concerning community health problems and quality of life issues Identify important issues that can be addressed through community action Results will be used to develop a community health improvement plan
Survey Facts 342 total surveys were disseminated throughout the community –Neighborhood Associations –Community Organizations –City Hall Showcase 52 different area codes 198 completed surveys
Low crime/Safe Neighborhoods (17.6%) Good Schools (11.8%) Good jobs/Healthy Economy (10.8%) Strong Family Life (9.1%) Access to health care (8.6%) Good Place to raise children (8.5%) Religious factors (8.0%) Healthy Behaviors and lifestyles (6.6%) Clean Environment (5.8%) Affordable housing (3.4%) Parks and recreation (2.2%) All others ( 8.2%) Most Important Factors for a Healthy Community
Diabetes (14.6%) Aging problems (11.3%) Teenage Pregnancy (10.6%) Heart Disease and Stroke (10.1%) Child Abuse (8.4%) Cancer (8.2%) Domestic Violence (7.2%) High Blood Pressure (4.8%) Sexually Transmitted Disease (2.2) Most Important Health Problems?
Obesity (15.8%) Alcohol abuse (15.3%) Dropping out of school (13.2%) Drug abuse (12.8%) Lack of exercise (9.0%) Poor eating habits (8.3%) Tobacco use (6.1%) Unsafe sex (5.5%) Not using seat belts/ Child safety seats (5.2%) Most Important Risky Behaviors?
Summary Performed by Margaret Brackley, PhD, as part of the Community Health Assessment 100 persons interviewed including community leaders, health care providers, and citizens from throughout Bexar County Interviews conducted in English & Spanish 12 major theme sets were expressed 6 theme sets emerged for special populations Consult packet for more information