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NUR 361 - Public and Community Health

This guide is designed to serve as a starting point for locating information on any topic in the field of public health.

Resources for APA

Healthy People 2030

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. (n.d.). Diabetes. Healthy People 2030. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. https://health.gov/healthypeople/objectives-and-data/browse-objectives/diabetes

The first time you cite within the text:

Parenthetical (at the end of a sentence): (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion [ODPHP], n.d.)

Narrative (at the beginning of a sentence): Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP, n.d.)

Then use the abbreviation every other time after: 

Parenthetical (at the end of a sentence): (ODPHP, n.d.) 

Narrative (at the beginning of a sentence): ODPHP (n.d.)

APA Citations of Data

If you have taken the data for the table or the entire table from another source, include access information in the Note.

To include in the Note's access information:

Use "Reproduced from" if you are using the entire table.  Use "Adapted from" if you have modified another researcher's table or if you have created the table from someone else's data.

  • Title of the article in quotation marks, capitalized in Title Case
  • Authors, names listed in First Initial. Middle Initial. Last Name order 
  • Year of publication
  • Journal Title and volume (in italics)
  • Page the Table or data was taken from
  • Copyright information
  • Permission information (if you have received it): Reprinted (or adapted) with permission

You will also put the proper APA reference for the entire journal article in your Reference page.

If you have taken the data for the table or the entire table from another source, include access information in the Note.

To include in the Note's access information:

Use "Reproduced from" if you are using the entire table.  Use "Adapted from" if you have modified another researcher's table or if you have created the table from someone else's data.

  • Title of the site in quotation marks, capitalized in Title Case
  • Authors, names listed in First Initial. Middle Initial. Last Name order.  Use the name of the organization if no names are given
  • Publication Date
  • URL (Remove the hyperlink)
  • Copyright information
  • Permission information (if you have received it): Reprinted (or adapted) with permission