Exercise 2.1 An APRN is working in a community clinic providing postnatal care to

a diverse population of families. Th e APRN knows that there is an ethnic disparity for

infant mortality.

1. Where could the APRN go to fi nd information on infant mortality disparities?

2. What is the ethnic disparity in infant mortality?

3. What social determinants of health are associated with infant mortality?

4. How might an APRN participate in local eff orts to reduce infant mortality

rates on a population level?