Chapter 4: PH116-44 – Race, Ethnicity, and Health
Read chapter 4 and answer the questions.
1). This disease is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. It is more common among people who are members of some racial and ethnic minority groups and groups with lower socioeconomic status.?
A. Heart disease
2). Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of mortality (death) and morbidity (disease) in human populations.?
3). Prevalence is the number of new cases of a given disease or condition in a population.?
4). Rates of maternal mortality have increased over the years.?
5). Which of the following sentences is FALSE?
A. There has been a decline in age-adjusted mortality for all racial/ethnic groups throughout the twentieth century.
B. Persistent disparities among sexes and racial/ethnic groups exist.
C. Native Americans have lower mortality rates than whites.
D. African-American have higher age-adjusted mortality rates than all other racial group.
6). Which racial/ethnic group had/has the second highest rates of infant mortality.?
D. American Indian
7). The lowest rate of infant mortality in 2018 was seen among.?
B. Non-Hispanic White
C. Pacific Islanders
8). Which of the following is not a cause of infant mortality?
A. preterm births
C. birth defects
D. pregnancy complications
9). Which of the following groups tend to have a longer expectancy?
A. Black females
B. Black males
C. White females
D. White males
10). Which of the following (s) is true about “self-assessed health status”?
A. It is an important indicator of the general health of the population
B. It is recognized as a valid measure for predicting future health outcomes
C. Self-Assessed health is measured by surveys.
D. All are true
11). In summary of the epidemiological profile of racial / ethnic minorities, it was demonstrated that these two (2) groups tend to have the best health status.?
A. Asians & Pacific Islanders
B. Asians & Whites
C. Whites & Hispanics/Latinos
D. African Americans & Native Americans
12). Which of the following is not true of “activities of daily living”
A. it involves activities such as eating, bathing, toileting
B. when persons are unable to perform activities of daily living they have to rely on others and on mechanical devices
C. they are indicator of the health status of a population
D. they are not predictors of admission to a nursing home or home care
Required Text or E-Book: LaVeist, Thomas A. (2005). Minority Populations and Health: An Introduction to Health Dipsarities in the United States. 1st edition. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. ISBN: 9781118146118
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