The Best WritersWai’anae Windshield TourLouann RobinsonDepartment of Nursing, Norwich UniversityNR514: Epidemiology and Population HealthProfessor Carolyn BrownMarch 9, 2022General socio-economic, cultural and environmental conditionsThe combined prevalence of overweight and obesity is 73.4% among NHPI (Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders), which is 20% greater than non-Hispanic WhitesNHPI also suffer a stroke an average of 10 years younger than non-Hispanic Whites, in part due to poorer hypertension managementWaianae population is 39.7% Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander77% of households have internet services11% college educatedSocial and Community NetworksAbundance of fast-food chains, no Walmart, Costco or Target2 Small locally owned grocery stores with limited purchase optionsFood DessertMost care provided at Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center (WCCHC) focused on Medicare and Medicaid patient populationHigh rate of homelessnessHigh rate of methamphetaminesHigh rate of Diabetes/ObesityIndividual Lifestyle FactorsOrganized homeless encampment with approximately 278 people, 43 are reported to be children19 Acres in size, located on state propertyNo running water/sewage available on site (Cesspools)ReferencesHawaii Department of Health. (2020, July 1). Data & Statistics. Https://Health.Hawaii.Gov/Tb/Data-Statistics/#caserate_Hi.Horton, H. (2015, May 5). Why Paradise is the fattest place on Earth. Mirror.Co.Uk. Retrieved March 8, 2022, from and Social Research Council. (2022). The Dahlgren-Whitehead rainbow Economic and Social Research Council. Esrc.Ukri.Org. Retrieved March 8, 2022, from, J. K., Ing, C. T., Look, M. A., Delafield, R., & Sinclair, K. (2018b). Culturally responsive approaches to health promotion for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. Annals of Human Biology, 45(3), 249 263. Census Bureau. (2020, October 16). About the 2020 Census. The United States Census Bureau. RainbowConnections between level of health, socio-economic status and effects on a person’s health