Key health status indicators
Maria was just born in Honduras into a Mestizo family of 8. Her family has very little education. Nutritious food is difficult for her mother and father to find. Sanitation is poor. The village in which she was born has several missions supporting families and work with the families on medical care, nutrition and jobs.
Adlee is a 25-year-old obese Turk male living in Turkey. He’s been raised by a family of upper-middle income. Adlee is well educated and exposed to wealth and travels to other countries. He looks forward to a future of great fortune.
Karabo is a 30-year-old healthy Black African woman living in South Africa. She is in her second trimester of pregnancy for her first child. She has an education level of middle school. The village she lives in has little medical resources and limited safe water supply. Women within the village work together to assist women in childbirth.
James is a 50-year-old Latino male living in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA. He was born and raised in a low-income area of Fort Wayne. James worked his way through college and has advanced to an executive position at a high-tech organization. He lives in an upper-income community with access to medical care. Recently James was diagnosed with diabetes.
Utilizing four key health status indicators, identify the health status of each community provided in the four scenarios above. Complete a comparison of the four scenarios describing your findings and conclusions on the results. How would you rate the health status of each individual? What is the likelihood that each individual will have a healthy and productive life in the future?