Major Home Related Public Health Hazards in Georgia
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Major Home Related Public Health Hazards in Georgia. Sanjeeb Sapkota, MBBS, MPH Medical Epidemiologist Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) contractor from SciMetrika LLC CDC, Atlanta, Georgia. Co-Authors.

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Major home related public health hazards in georgia

Major Home Related Public Health Hazards in Georgia

Sanjeeb Sapkota, MBBS, MPH

Medical Epidemiologist

Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) contractor from SciMetrika LLC

CDC, Atlanta, Georgia


Co authors

Co-Authors

  • Chris Rustin, DrPH, MT, REHS

  • Christy Kuriatnyk, MSPH, REHS

  • Forrest Staley, MUP, MCPH


Background

Background

  • People in Georgia, as elsewhere in America, spent more than 90 percent of their time indoor and two third of that time is spent inside homes.

  • Health of an individual is considerably affected by the risk factors and conditions arising from homes.

  • The purpose of this presentation is demonstrate major home related public health hazards in each of the counties across the state of Georgia and discuss their management.


Major home related public health hazards in georgia

Survey Instrument: Survey Monkey

Data collection was made via survey monkey


Questionnaire

Questionnaire

What are five major public health issues related to healthy homes

in your city, county, district, region? Please check five from the list below.


Major home related public health hazards in georgia

Did your County Receive Funding?


If your county received funding which area of healthy homes was it for

If your County Received Funding, which Area of Healthy Homes was it for?


Summary

Summary

  • Mold and mildew are the most prevalent health hazards related to homes in Georgia

  • Lead poisoning is prevalent in counties that have homes built before 1978, but some of these counties do not consider it as a major health hazards.

  • A comprehensive management of health hazards related to homes are effective.


Contact

Contact

Sanjeeb Sapkota

[email protected]

Phone 678-557-8389

Thank you!


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