The purpose of the Health needs Assessment is to gather information about the health needs and health behaviors of Prince George’s County residents. The assessment examined a variety of indicators , including risky behaviors and chronic health conditions.
The CHNA is comprised of several research components, combining quantitative health information and valuable qualitative feedback from the community. This multi-faceted approach ensure a profile of the county’s health that takes into account various perspectives and data sources. There were three research components were secondary data, key informant surveys and a focus group.
The identification of the overall health status of Prince George’s County will help DCH identify activities that will improve upon the less healthy attributes of the county.
Summary and Background Information
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