Getting to Know Your Community Assignment

Please follow all instructions below. Please use my hometown of New Orleans, Louisana for this assignment.
Use your hometown for this assignment. Its time to get to know your community by searching data sources for epidemiologic information about its members. You will want to find information such as life expectancy, leading causes of death, and the leading causes of illness. Your search shouldnt stop with morbidity and mortality statistics but should also include health behavior information. As you know, behaviors such as tobacco use, drug and alcohol use, dietary intake, physical activity, and other choices seriously impact health, so collect as much data as possible. You will also need information about the relationship between poverty and health. Please add information about average socioeconomic status, education levels, and common types of employment for your community (the entire needs assessment process is covered in chapter 6).
Finally, add any additional interesting information about your hometown. You should write a summary of the information you research. This assignment must be at least 1 1/2 double-spaced pages. Dont forget to use appropriate citations.