Epidemiologists are concerned with population growth as it relates to potential healthcare issues. Why do rates and measures of population change use the â€œtotal mid-year populationâ€ instead of the â€œend-of-year population?â€ What makes one measurement more effective than the other? Choose a real or a hypothetical example to explain how using the â€œend-of-year populationâ€ affects data collection and outcomes.
Compose an essay addressing the topics above. You must format your paper in accordance with APA guidelines. It should be 3â€“4 pages in length and include support from the required readings, and at least one outside source. Use the WCU Library to find scholarly sources that support your paper.
Due: Sunday, 11:59 p.m. (Pacific time)
Points Possible: 100