Communication and transportation facilities available
D. Health Status of Each Family Member
Medical Nursing history indicating current or past significant illnesses or beliefs and practices conducive to health and illness
Nutritional assessment (especially for vulnerable or at risk members)
Anthropometric data: measures of nutritional status of children-weight, height, mid-upper arm circumference; risk assessment measures for obesity : body mass index(BMI=weight in kgs. divided by height in meters2), waist circumference (WC: greater than 90 cm. in men and greater than 80 cm. in women), waist hip ration (WHR=waist circumference in cm. divided by hip circumference in cm. Central obesity: WHR is equal to or greater than 1.0 cm in men and 0.85 in women)
dietary history specifying quality and quantity of food or nutrient per day
Eating/ feeding habits/ practices
Developmental assessment of infant, toddlers and preschoolers- e.g. Metro Manila DevelopmentalScreening Test (MMDST).
Risk factor assessment indicating presence of major and contributing modifiable risk factors for specific lifestyle diseases-e.g. hypertension, physical inactivity, sedentary lifestyle, cigarette/ tobacco smoking, elevated blood lipids/ cholesterol, obesity, diabetes mellitus, inadequate fiber intake, stress, alcohol drinking, and other substance abuse.
Physical Assessment indicating presence of illness state/s (diagnosed or undiagnosed by medical practitioners )
Results of laboratory/diagnostic and other screening procedures supportive of assessment findings.
E. Values, Habits, Practices on Health Promotion, Maintenance and Disease Prevention. Examples include:
Immunization status of family members
Healthy lifestyle practices. Specify.
Rest and sleep
Use of protective measure-e.g. adequate footwear in parasite-infested areas; use of bed nets andprotective clothing in malaria and filariasis endemic areas.