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https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/writingprocess/outlining Example Outline The following outline is for a 5 -7 page paper discussing the link between educational attainment and health. Review the other sections of this page for more detailed information about each component of this outline! I. Introduction A. Current Problem: Educational attainment rates are decreasing in the United States while healthcare costs are increasing. B. Population/Area of Focus: Unskilled or low -skilled adult workers C. Key Terms: healthy, well -educated Thesis Statement: Because of their income deficit (cite sources) and general susceptibi lity to depression (cite sources), students who drop out of high school before graduation maintain a higher risk for physical and mental health problems later in life. II. Background A. Historical Employment Overview: Unskilled laborers in the past were f requently unionized and adequately compensated for their work (cite sources). B. Historical Healthcare Overview: Unskilled laborers in the past were often provided adequate healthcare and benefits (cite sources). C. Current Link between Education and Emplo yment Type: Increasingly, uneducated workers work in unskilled or low -skilled jobs (cite sources). D. Gaps in the Research: Little information exists exploring the health implications of the current conditions in low -skilled jobs. III. Major Point 1: Con ditions of employment affect workers’ physical health. A. Minor Point 1: Unskilled work environments are correlated highly with worker injury (cite sources). B. Minor Point 2: Unskilled work environments rarely provide healthcare or adequate injury recove ry time (cite sources). IV. Major Point 2: Conditions of employment affect workers’ mental health A. Minor Point 1: Employment in a low -skilled position is highly correlated with dangerous levels of stress (cite sources). B. Minor Point 2: Stress is highly correlated with mental health issues (cite sources). V. Major Point 3: Physical health and mental health correlate directly with one another. A. Minor Point 1: Mental health problems and physical health problems are highly correlated (cite sources) . B. Minor Point 2: Stress manifests itself in physical form (cite sources) https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/writingprocess/outlining VI. Major Point 4: People with more financial worries have more stress and worse physical health. A. Minor Point 1: Many high -school dropouts face financial problems (cite sources ). B. Minor Point 2: Financial problems are often correlated with unhealthy lifestyle choices such unhealthy food choices, overconsumption/abuse of alcohol, chain smoking, abusive relationships, etc. (cite sources). VII. Conclusion A. Restatement of Thesi s: Students who drop out of high school are at a higher risk for both mental and physical health problems throughout their lives. B. Next Steps: Society needs educational advocates; educators need to be aware of this situation and strive for student rete ntion in order to promote healthy lifestyles and warn students of the risks associated with dropping out of school.