Choose a health issue or problem pertinent to a specific population experiencing a health disparity.
Choose a health issue or problem pertinent to a specific population experiencing a health disparity. In a 1,500-1,750 word paper, discuss the factors that contribute to the health issue, identify a theory or model that relates to the health issue, and propose a health promotion intervention to improve health outcomes. You may use any relevant resources from your Annotated Bibliography from Topic 5 for support. Include the following components: Introduction: Identify and describe the health issue you are addressing and the population affected. Provide a concise synopsis of the purpose of the paper and a general introduction to the target population and the health issue. Relationship Between Health Issue and Target Population: Provide a description about the target population that you have selected, including demographic information about the population. Describe the health issue in relation to the population you chose. Contributing Factors/Social Determinants of Health: Describe the reasons or causes for the health issue. Analyze how social, cultural, behavioral, and psychological factors contribute to the health issue among this population, and the health disparity experienced by the population. Evaluate structural bias, social inequities, and racism that undermine health and create health inequity among this population. Describe under which level of interaction these causes and contributing factors fall: intrapersonal, interpersonal, community, or all three. Theory or Model: Identify the theory or model that best explains the behaviors associated with the health issue selected, as well as best matches the level of interaction for contributing factors. Discuss how this theory or model applies to the health issue you are addressing and provide a rationale for choosing this theory. Describe examples of how this theory has been used successfully in the research literature. Conclusion: Describe health promotion strategies or behavior change strategies to reduce health disparities and health inequity related to the health issue among this population. You are required to cite at least five sources to complete this assignment. Sources must be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the discussion question criteria and public health content. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.