...Nutrition Assessment of Populations and Community Needs Assessment School a. Community and group nutrition status indicators i. Demographicdata: is “the cornerstone of decision making; deals basically with statistical characteristics of a human population” (Demographics, n.d.) to include: “age range, race, genders, ethnic diversification, lifestyles, birth rates and death rates, among others. Any observed abnormal changes in these statistical values would be indicative of the need for new support services in the community” (Hess, 2011, p. 204).
ii. Incidence and prevalence of nutrition related status indicators
“The presence of ethnic and cultural groups and individuals with specific... Assessment of...