“Today more than 1.1 million Americans are living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, and one fifth of Americans do not know they are infected with the virus” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2010, para. 2). “ The current prevalence per 100,000 population as of December 31, 2010 are 144.2 per 100,000 residents in Ohio, 333.4 per 100,000 residents in Cuyahoga County, and 763.1 per 100,000 residents in Cleveland” (Cleveland Department of Public Health, 2011, p. 1). The prevalence rates of the City of Cleveland are twice the level of Cuyahoga County and 5.3 times greater than Ohio prevalence. In Cleveland, the prevalence levels for Black/African America non-Hispanic residents are 824.8 per 100,000 population, about twice that for White non-Hispanic with HIV/AIDS at 438.3 per 100,000 population (Cleveland Department of Public Health, 2011).
There are about 20 million people currently infected with HPV. Women have an 80 percent chance of developing HPV by the time they are 50. HPV is most common in people in their late teens and early 20s. The vaccine is a preventative and they advise you get the shot before encountering in sexual activity. About 11,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer and 3600 will die.
HIV/AIDS is more than seven times higher in African American than White. Satel, 2000. Diabetes is twice in Hispanic than ever other race. When I was working in a mother-baby unit, every seven out of ten Hispanic are diagnosed with gestational diabetes and eight out ten female over forty years of age already has DM type 2
Compared to the rest of Britain, it is shocking. Around 350 intravenous drug addict take fatal overdoses in the whole of England and wales each year. If London’s death rate was the same as Glasgow’s, more than 1,000 youngsters would die each year – three every day.  Also, the weather has an
Natalie Perez ITT Technical Institute GS1145 Ms. Faremouth April 4, 2014 Despite the availability of screening tests and early treatment, which have cut the death rates from cervical cancer in half since the early 1970s, cervical cancer remains the third most common gynecologic cancer in the United States. Worldwide, it’s the most common cause of death from a gynecologic cancer. Nearly half of all women diagnosed with cervical cancer are diagnosed at a late stage, with either locally or regionally advanced disease that’s harder to treat. (Shinn, 2004, p. 36) There are two types of cervical cancer. The first is squamous cell, which accounts for an outstanding 80-90% of all cervical cancer cases.
DATE: March 2003 ,ABC-CLIO, Incorporated In 2009, black women accounted for 30% of the estimated new HIV infections among all blacks. Most (85%) black women with HIV acquired HIV through heterosexual sex. The estimated rate of new HIV infections for black women was more than 15 times as high as the rate for white women, and more than three times as high as that of Latina women. At some point in their lifetimes, an estimated 1 in 32 black women will be diagnosed with HIV infection. CDC and its partners are pursuing a high-impact prevention approach to advance the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and maximize the effectiveness of current HIV prevention methods.
Affects of secondhand smoke includes: heart disease, cancer, and asthma. “Each year in the United States alone, it is responsible for: an estimated 46,000 deaths from heart disease in people who are current nonsmokers, about 3,400 nonsmoking adults die of lung cancer as a result of breathing secondhand smoke, and worse asthma or asthma related problems in up to 1 million asthmatic children” (American Cancer Society, 2011, para. 11). Most smokers do not realize how much their smoking affects those around them, until they lose someone close to them from secondhand smoke or if you have children that stay sick due to smoke. There are a lot of bad chemicals in cigarettes and other tobacco products.
1 Running head: [SCHIZOPHRENIA] Living with Schizophrenia April 13, 2012 2 Living with [Schizophrenia] Schizophrenia affects about 1 adult in 100, which amounts to more than 2 million people in the United States (International Schizophrenia Consortium et [al]. 2009; Perala et. al., 2007). “Nearly 1 million people are treated for schizophrenia each year, with about one third receiving hospitalized care” [Nevid, 2012, 443]. Schizophrenia is an interesting mental disorder.
Approximately 2.2 million Americans have the illness in any given year. That’s eight people out of every 1000. There are about 900,000 individuals with the illness who are not being treated. There are more people with the illness in jails then there are in hospitals and mental health clinics. In the year 2000 the United States spend about 40 billion dollars directly and indirectly on Schizophrenia.
I. Introduction a. a. Audience hook: The National Cancer Institute estimates that in 2012 there will be 103,170 new cases of colon cancer and 40,290 rectal. Deaths 51,690, totaling 143,000 people diagnosed with colorectal cancer, the 4th most common cancer in both men and women. 1 in 20 men and women will be diagnosed in their lifetime.