Nursing Diagnosis – Code 00215 Deficient community health (2010; LOE 2.1)

Domain 1. Health Promotion Class 2. Health Management

Deficient community health

Definition Presence of one or more health problems or factors that deter wellness or increase the risk of health problems experienced by an aggregate.

Defining Characteristics

■ Health problem experienced by aggregates or populations ■ Program unavailable to eliminate health problem(s) of an aggregate or population ■ Program unavailable to enhance wellness of an aggregate or population ■ Program unavailable to prevent health problem(s) of an aggregate or population
■ Program unavailable to reduce health problem(s) of an aggregate or population ■ Risk of hospitalization experienced by aggregates or population ■ Risk of physiological states experienced by aggregates or populations ■ Risk of psychological states experienced by aggregates or population

Related Factors

■ Inadequate consumer satisfaction with program ■ Inadequate program budget ■ Inadequate program evaluation plan ■ Inadequate program outcome data ■ Inadequate social support for program
■ Insufficient access to healthcare provider ■ Insufficient community experts ■ Insufficient resources (e.g., financial, social, knowledge) ■ Program incompletely addresses health problem