Neighborhood Community Health Needs Assessments

According to the World Health Organization, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) contribute to 30-55% of health outcomes, making them more influential than healthcare access and individual lifestyle choices. Neighborhood-level Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA’s) are one way to measure, document, and highlight key SDOH-shaping health opportunities within specific communities.

The Swetland Center Has provided technical support, including survey development, analysis and reporting to community partners interested in pursuing a Neighborhood Level Community Health Needs Assessment.

The Neighborhood Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) is a community-engaged approach with two primary goals:

1) Raise awareness of the drivers of neighborhood health trends
2) Inform decision-making that can improve community health by responsively addressing neighborhood-specific drivers of health opportunity

Learn more about the Neighborhood Level Community Health Needs Assessment conducted in the Buckeye, Central, and Kinsman Neighborhoods of Cleveland using the link in the menu bar to the left of this page.


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