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Malnutrition : A Prevalent Epidemic throughout Sub-Saharan Africa and the United States By Yvonne Plascencia
Statistics  <ul><li>In 2007, 3 billion people were suffering from malnutrition  </li></ul><ul><li>13.9% of preschool-aged ...
Is economic inequality linked to malnutrition?  Yes.
Research Questions <ul><li>What health care issues are prevalent in Sub-Saharan Africa and the United States that are rela...
Methods  <ul><li>Quantitative Research </li></ul><ul><li>Comparative study between Sub-Saharan Africa and the United State...
Some Definition to Know:  <ul><li>Malnutrition  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Undernutrition  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overnutri...
Undernourishment in Sub-Saharan Africa
Overnutrition in the United States
Results
 
<ul><li>UNICEF Conceptual Model of the Consequences of Undernutrition: </li></ul><ul><li>Disease, disability, and death </...
Sub-Saharan Africa
The United States
Conclusion  <ul><li>Economic inequality is linked to malnutrition:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t have proper access to heal...
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    1. 1. Malnutrition : A Prevalent Epidemic throughout Sub-Saharan Africa and the United States By Yvonne Plascencia
    2. 2. Statistics <ul><li>In 2007, 3 billion people were suffering from malnutrition </li></ul><ul><li>13.9% of preschool-aged children in Southern Africa are underweight, while 25% are stunted </li></ul><ul><li>Only 39% of American adults are at a healthy weight </li></ul>
    3. 3. Is economic inequality linked to malnutrition? Yes.
    4. 4. Research Questions <ul><li>What health care issues are prevalent in Sub-Saharan Africa and the United States that are related to malnourishment of individuals? </li></ul><ul><li>Examining the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of both countries, what access do people of all economic classes have to the health care system? </li></ul><ul><li>Are the health care issues for the poorer classes in the United States and Sub-Saharan Africa more similar than we all think? </li></ul>
    5. 5. Methods <ul><li>Quantitative Research </li></ul><ul><li>Comparative study between Sub-Saharan Africa and the United States to explore the relationship between income and an individual’s access to healthcare </li></ul><ul><li>Information gathered through books and scholarly journals </li></ul>
    6. 6. Some Definition to Know: <ul><li>Malnutrition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Undernutrition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overnutrition </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Food Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Food Insecurity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Poverty </li></ul>
    7. 7. Undernourishment in Sub-Saharan Africa
    8. 8. Overnutrition in the United States
    9. 9. Results
    10. 11. <ul><li>UNICEF Conceptual Model of the Consequences of Undernutrition: </li></ul><ul><li>Disease, disability, and death </li></ul>
    11. 12. Sub-Saharan Africa
    12. 13. The United States
    13. 14. Conclusion <ul><li>Economic inequality is linked to malnutrition: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t have proper access to health care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inadequate intake of food </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Malnutrition is a growing problem due to the fact that poverty is increasing or staying constant </li></ul>
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