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North Coast Community Assessment

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This is a presentation I created to share the North Coast Breast Health Community Needs Assessment. This presentation focus on how communities can utilize the needs assessment as a tool to decrease breast health disparities along the North Oregon Coast.

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North Coast Community Assessment

  1. 1. North Coast Breast HealthCommunity Assessment: Needs, Assets & Opportunities
  2. 2. Objectives•Learn about a new community tool•How it can help your community•Identify ways to strengthen access to breasthealth resources
  3. 3. Why do a Breast Health Assessment?•Better understand the breastcancer health disparities in ruralOregon communities•Create a new community tool•Build a bridge between researchand community
  4. 4. Methodology•Information wascollected for eachcounty from multiplesources including:•County Snap Shots•Key InformantInterviews•Breast Health Network
  5. 5. How this tool can help your community•Better understand breast cancer healthdisparities & why they exist•Collected new information•Distance to MMG maps
  6. 6. Distance to Mammography MapLegend: 61 to 180 minutes 31 to 60 minutes 0 to 30 minutes
  7. 7. Community Need Index (CNI) mapshttp://www.chwhealth.org/Who_We_Are/Community_Health/STGSS044508
  8. 8. Next Steps•Spread the word about theNeeds Assessment as a newtool!!!•Create resource inventory tostrengthen Breast HealthNetwork•BHTF Resource sub Committee•Development of innovativehealth education tools
  9. 9. For More Information Dolly England Community Health Educator OHSU Knight Cancer Institute 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, CR145 Portland, OR 97239direct 503.494.3389 | cell 971-340-9247 | fax 503.494.7086 | englandd@ohsu.edu

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