A Windshield Survey
This paper explains the use of a windshield survey as executed in the Boyd Hill area of Rock Hill, New York in Sullivan County.
# 100446 | 2,395 words | 4 sources | APA | 2007 |
Published on Dec 30, 2007 in Research Designs (General) , Sociology (General) , Medical and Health (Public Health Issues) , Environmental Studies (Urban Issues)
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This paper relates that a windshield survey of a community requires making observations, either by walking or driving, at different times of the day and week to more fully understand and evaluate a community. The author points out that this windshield survey for the Boyd Hill community was conducted as a community health project to assess the community and to identify any problems. The paper concludes that this survey of the neighborhood shows it to be a true neighborhood, which has seen better days, but the real problem with the community is that it has been isolated and divided by the road system in the town. The paper includes many charts and a graph.
From the Paper:"The community does contain a recreational center called the Boyd Hill Recreation Center, located at 1165 Constitution Boulevard. The center is situated on a 22-acre park and includes a gym, a conference room, an activity/games room, three outdoor basketball courts, ands a lighted baseball field on two small lots. The center also has two lighted tennis courts, a swimming pool, and a wooded trail for hiking. One of these trails is accessible to the handicapped. The park operates Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm and on Fridays from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm."
Sample of Sources Used:
- Callan, L.B. (1971, March). Adapting the windshield survey model to community health education. HSMHA Health Reports, 86(3), 202-203.
- Environmental health assessment guide for a community, (2002). Retrieved November 11, 2006, from http://envirn.umaryland.edu/Kellogg%20Curriculum/1_M4_HPDP_Community_Assessment_Windshield.pdf
- Learning about the community on foot. (1988). Retrieved November 14, 2006, from http://connection.lww.com/Products/vollman/documents/AssessmentTool.pdf
- Rock Hill, New York Houses and Residents (2006). Retrieved November 14, 2006 from http://www.city-data.com/city/Rock-Hill-New-York.html.
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